Milano: Editoriale Giorgio Mondadori, 1996. Quarto; pp 308; VG-/G; silver spine with brown and ivory text; scarce in the U.S.; dust jacket has moderate rubbing to exterior with slight soiling; some wear to edges; light toning to flaps; cloth is clean; strong boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; numerous illustrations; interior clean; Italian text; arts - Renaissance; Italian.
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New York and London: Abbeville Press Publishers, 1996. First Edition. Quarto; pp 463; VG/VG; dark green spine with beige text; dust jacket has little wear to exterior edges; exterior clean; cloth clean; strong boards; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; arts - Renaissance; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
New York and London: Abbeville Press, Publishers, 1996. First Edition. Quarto; pp 472; VG/VG-; light blue spine with white text; out of print; dust jacket has little wear to exterior edges; chip to front fore corner; cloth clean; strong boards; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; remainder mark to exterior tail edge; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; arts - Renaissance; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Amsterdam: Severo Prothomaflix, 1664 or 1695? first edition. 16mo in vellum; in good condition; boards with stains and heavy soiling; previous owner's sticker inside front cover; original inscriptions on both boards; folded vignette engraving as frontispiece; paper heavily faded and foxed not affecting text; very tight print; pp. 139; in Italian; Salvator Rosa was a Baroque painter and printmaker, famous for his extravagance and criticism of Roman art culture; SHELVED BEHIND ROCKVILLE FRONT DESK.
Bologna: 1830. first edition. Oversize folio (18" X 12") in dark green hardcovers with tiny gold letters on spine; moderate soiling on boards; paper generally foxed throughout but not affecting plates; please note: preface and title in Italian; all text in French; shelved above Front Case; please contact us for shipping costs.
Bologna: Museo Civico Archeologico, 1981. First Edition. Entirely in Italian. Small square Quarto; VG-/no-DJ softcover; White spine with black text; Covers show minor wear to spine and corners, scuffing; Textblock has faint discoloration along interior corners of head/fore edge; Binding strong; 157pp.
Bologna: Museo Civico Archaeologio, 1981. First Edition. Entirely in Italian. Small square Quarto; VG-/no-DJ softcover; White spine with black text; Covers show some slight edgewear, minimal rubbing to spine; Textblock has faint discoloration along interior corners of head/fore edge; Binding strong; 157pp.
Bologna: Centro Per La Conservazione Delle Sculture All'Aperto, 1972. Octavo; pp 280; G/paperback; dark blue spine with ivory text; covers show scratches to exterior; some chipping to corners; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated with drawings and photographs; English and French texts.
London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1964. Octavo; pp 160; G/G; ivory spine with black text; dust jacket shows moderate wear to exterior; minor chips to edges; cloth has slight sunning to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; interior lightly toned; previous owner's name to ffep.
Milano: Edizioni Acinnova, n.d. Quarto; pp 83; Good; black/white spine with black and red text; no jacket; cloth shows mild wear to exterior; some rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated; text in Italian;.
London: Pall Mall Press, 1958. Octavo; G/Poor; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, green with gold print; DJ has tears to all edges, torn along most of spine, large tears to front and to flaps, DJ is inserted in book rather than over boards (correction: DJ preserved in mylar cover - see photo); Boards in green cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, shelfwear; Text block has small stains to pages 4-5, else clean text; xii, 231 pages, illustrated (b&w plates).
Venice: Princeton Architectural Press, 1990. Third edition. Oversize quarto in black hardcovers with green and black DJ and case; VG/VG; yellow letters on spine; case with minimal soiling; DJ has a small open tear on top; book in good condition; contains 186 pages of images, cartographic systems and technical procedures for mapping the city of Venice; in good condition; shelved above Alcove 1 Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders. eb/nd.
Paris: Michel Levy Freres, 1860. First Edition. Text entirely in Italian, Volume I only. Quarto; G+/no-DJ hardcover; Green spine with gold text; Boards have moderate rubbing to spine/corners; Textblock slightly age-toned, shows some strong foxing/staining on several pages through book; Binding strong; 356pp. SHELVED IN FIRST RIGHT-HAND BOOKCASE IN AISLE 10.
Riunione Adriatica Di Sicurta L'Assicuratrice Italiana ( Adriatic Meeting Of Sicurta The Italian Insurer). Hardcover Small Quarto; VG/VG; DJ shows rubbing on corners and edges; Text block age toned. Text and photography legible and clear; pp 357. Additional shipping is needed for expedited / international orders. Book(s) too heavy/ large to ship via economy international shipping methods. For international/expedited orders, please inquire for rates.
Roma: Edizioni Quasar, 1987. Octavo; pp 132; G/paperback; orange spine with black text; covers have mild wear to exterior; lightly sunned spine; previous bookshop's sticker to rear; intact panels; text block shows slight ivory tone to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated; Italian and English texts;.
New York: Frederick Ungar Publishing Co., 1961. Octavo; G+/G-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, blue with yellow and white print; DJ in mylar, tears at spine caps and flap folds, edgewear; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps; Text block has yellow-tinted top edge, light pencil markings throughout; xxxiv, 536 pages, frontispiece, illustrated.
Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1968. Small Quarto; pp 244; G/G-; black/gray pictorial spine with white text; dust jacket has moderate wear to exterior; some rubbing wear to edges with few chips; cloth has mild shelf wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has slight shelf wear to exterior edges; profusely illustrated; arts - Renaissance; inscribed by author;.
Baltimore: Penguin Books, 1966. Octavo; Reprinted, 1968;VG/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, black with white print; DJ has mild edgewear, light shelfwear; Slipcase in glossy illustrated paper, edgewear, mild shelfwear; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, slight wear to spine caps, clean and strong; Text block has blue-tinted to edge, clean and tight; Signed in ink by the author on the front flyleaf; xxvi, 278 pages, frontispiece (color), illustrated (160 pages of b&w plates). [Shelf: Sculpture].
Bologna: Augusto Cacciari, 1940. Octavo; Fair/no-DJ paperback; Beige spine with black text; Covers are moderately sunned with foxing on rear with fraying edges and slightly age toned spine; Text block is slightly age toned with light foxing along edges and on first & last few pages, pages are still bound; pp 262. Italian language. Inscribed by author.
London: Metheun & Co., 1904. First Edition. Folio; pp 102; G/no-DJ; green cloth hardcovers with gilt text and decorations to spine; cloth shows some soiling to exterior; minor fraying to fore corners; good binding; text block has some toning to exterior edges; slight shadow toning to few pages, mostly endpapers; mild cracking to front gutter; frontispiece with tissue guard; deckled edges; contains 42 illustrations, 5 of which in photogravure; tissue guards to images; some light foxing impact few plates; arts - Italian; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Milano: Arnoldo Mondadori Editore, 1984. First edition. Octavo; First edition; VG/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, white with black print; Dj has slight edgewear, else clean and bright; Boards in red cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Text in Italian; 411 pages, illustrated (color plates).
Italy: Nuova ERI, 1988. Hardcover Small Quarto; VG/VG; Book comes in cardboard slipcase, sunning on spines and edges, rubbing on corners and edges; DJ is clean with minor shelf ware, sunning on spine and edges, otherwise clean; Text block clean, text and illustration legible and clear; pp 295. Higher shipping rate required for items with expedited or international shipping, or any item over 4 Lbs. Please contact shipping department for details.
Salerno: Ente Provinciale per il Turismo, 1954. First English Edition, First Issue. Octavo, 30pp.; VG-; softcover, beige spine with no lettering; mild bumping and shelf-wear; no markings or creases to the text; binding is sturdy; this copy specifically states "1954" opposing the title page; it prints an article about Positano, a charming little town in Italy, that was originally published in "Harper's Bazaar" in May 1953; KT consignment; ed/nd.
New York: Johnson Reprint Corporation / Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1986. First Edition, First Printing. 4to., 400pp.; VG/VG-; spine black with white lettering; dust jacket has some mild wear to corners, head and tail of spine; head of spine has a minor tear; interior clean; shelved ancient art or front table.
Florence: Museo Nazionale del Bargello, 1984. Small Octavo; G/no-DJ paperback; Red/off-white spine with black text; Covers have rubbing at fore edges, corners and head & tail edges, otherwise lightly sunned and undamaged; Text block has very lightly age toned edges, clean pages and tight binding; pp 127. Italian language.
London: J.M. Dent & Co., 1904. Fifth edition. 12mo; Fifth edition; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, grey with gold print; Boards in grey cloth with gold print, wear to corners and spine caps, mild shelfwear; Text block has gilt top edge, deckled edges, penciled name on front flyleaf, slight amount of marginal pen marks; xv, 326 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w), folded map.
Venice: Vincenzo Valgrisi, 1551. 10mo rebound in brown hardcovers with brown leather spine and gold gilt; VG; boards with very moderate shelf wear; fraying along spine edges; binding strong; paper wobbled and in good condition; some pages at front discolored and stained on the edge; page 17 has a small cut at bottom; occasional marginalia mostly at beginning; title page with inscription and orange colored stamp on edge; pp. 488; in Italian; Bernardo Tasso was a poet and the father of Torquato Tasso; shelved in Case # 3.
Parigi: Baudry, Libreria Europea, 1840. 32mo., 4 volumes; VG; bound in uniform half brown leather with marbled boards, paneled spines with gilt tooling and titling; mild rubbing to boards; marbled text block and endpapers; bookseller sticker to front pastedowns; sparse pencil marginalia; name written on title pages; text in Italian; shelved case 0.
Paris: Bossange, Masson e Besson, 1792. early edition. octavos in brown leather with gilt frame; 7-band spine with gilt and gold letters; in good condition; boards show shelf wear and fraying around edges and corners; top of spine has a small dent; vol. 1 spine title frame frayed; binding strong; previous owner's name on first front end page; penciled inscriptions on second end page in vol. 2; contains engravings throughout; text clean with no foxing or fading; edges dusty; pp. 72 and 333; slight musty odor; first published by the Italian poet Torquato Tasso in 1708; in ITALIAN; shelved in Case 0.
Edinburg: Balfour, 1763. First Edition Thus. Set of two 10mos rebound in dark burgundy leather; VG; 6-band embossed spine with gold letters; minimal soiling; boards slightly frayed around edges; strong binding; offset from frontispiece illustration on title page; paper clean; text clean, in tight print; in Italian; pp. 331 and 372; contains two illustrations in each volume; shelved in Case #0.
Napoli: Alberto Marotta Editore, 1971. Limited Edition Reprint, #820/1000. Folio, 44 pages, 72 plates; VG; bound in in green padded leather with gold decorations on the plate and golden titles and decorations on the covers; lacking case; mild rubbing and wear, primarily to head and tail of spine, corners; Reprint of the Italian edition, De l'Imprimerie de Firmin Didot, 1823.; A collection of lithographs representing the customs, usages and civil and religious ceremonies of the Roman states.; shelved above case 2.
Washington: National Gallery of Art, 2002. Quarto; pp 132; VG-/paperback; green spine with white text; covers have very slight wear to exterior; crease to front fore edge; intact panels; text block shows mild wear to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; arts - Italian;.
Berkeley: University of California Press, 1981. Octavo; VG/VG-Hardcover; Sunned cream spine with red and green text; Moderate shelf wear to dust jacket, heavy blemishing along spine of jacket, extending to rear of jacket; Rubbing along boards, gilt design on front cover, binding solid, ivory toned pages; Minor and light foxing along tail edges of text block exterior, text block itself clean, in Italian and English languages; 144 pp.
Roma: Francesco Moneta, 1645. 10mo., , 423 pages; VG: rebacked with new spine, previous boards and label; spine paneled brown leather, older maroon label with gilt lettering; scuffed and worn brown leather boards; minimal age-toning and foxing; title page has a name written at the bottom, top edge has been repaired, does not impact text; profusely illustrated with all 128 in-text illustrations and numerous smaller unnumbered illustrations; text in Italian; shelved case 3.
London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1909. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Red fabric spine with gilded text. Boards have general shelf wear, discoloration, small dark stains on spine, rubbing to edges, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has foxing to edges and pages, age toned paste downs and end papers, Ex-Libris book plate on front end paper and paste down, small sticker residue on rear paste down, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 395.
New York: William Morrow & Company, Inc., 1973. First U.S. edition. Octavo; pp 531; VG-/VG-; Grayish tan spine with black and burgundy text; Dust jacket has slight sunning to spine, closed tear to rear tail edge, minor wear to edges; Cloth has light sunning to exterior, minor wear to edges, strong boards; Text block shows light wear to exterior edges, interior clean;.
Roma: Editalia Edizione D'Italia, 1967. Oblong Quarto; G/no-DJ; sunned tan spine with gilt text; slipcase with detached head and tail panels, as is; light toning to front; paper pictorial labels to front and rear; worn edges; book has full leather binding; boards have some chips to head and foot spine; raised bands to spine; few smudges to exterior; text block has deckled edges; profusely illustrated; interior clean; Italian, French and English texts; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Leipsig: A.H. Payne, 1859. First. Quarto; G/No jacket; Leather spine with gilt lettering; Quarter bound in leather, marble boards; Boards show some wear on all sides; Edges and corners beginning to fray; Some bumping and bending; Binding shaken but sturdy; Pages are toned and spotted in places, slightly musty; Several black and white plates, as well as some beautifully tinted plates; Previous owner's bookplate and inked gift inscription. Shelved: Case 9.
Secretaria Generale del Concilio Ecumenico Vaticano II, 1967. Text in Italian; Quarto; VG/VG-; Red, green , and yellow spine with black text; Dustjacket is age toned, corners and spine tips frayed, edges have a few tiny closed tears and creases, spine has light rubbing; Boards strong, color slightly faded at edges, pastedowns lightly age toned with some foxing, binding strong; Textblock lightly age toned, end papers and textblock edges have light foxing, front end paper has two names and a date in black ink, interior clean; 94 pp. text, rear has several fold-out maps and illustrations and about 33 pp. plates.