Paris: Michel Levy Freres, 1860. First Edition. Text entirely in Italian, Volume I only. Quarto; G+ condition 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 on rare/exp bookcase near stairs on sales floor.
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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).
Roma: Edizioni Quasar. Mixed Editions. Quarto; G+/G; beige and light pink spines with black text; 5 volumes: vol. 1, A-C, pp 479, ISBN 8870970191, 1993; vol. 2, D-G, pp 500, ISBN 8871400739, 1995; vol. 3, H-O, pp 503, ISBN 8871400968, 1996; vol. 4, P-S, pp 518, ISBN 8871401352, 1999; vol. 5, T-Z, pp 369, ISBN 887140162x, 1999; white cardboard slipcases; dust jackets show mildly sunned exteriors; few minor chips to edges; volume 2 has mylar wrap; cloths have slight to modest wear to exteriors; strong boards; text blocks show minimal wear to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; interiors clean; profusely illustrated; text in Italian; additional shipping may be added to items due to weight.
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.
Brescia: Pavoni Edizioni, 2001. Quarto; pp 275; VG-/G; black spine with white text; dust jacket has minor dings to edges; some rubbing wear to exterior; cloth shows light wear to exterior; lightly sunned tail edge; strong boards; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; text in Italian and English; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
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;.
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.
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.
Paris: Aime Andre, 1838. Second edition. Octavos in cloth; VG-; spine discolored embossed with gold letters; binding strong; boards are strong but show shelf wear and corner bumps from age; sewn-in bookmark; edges heavily discolored and foxed; paper is foxed primarily on edges and creased; text clean; folded map at the end of volume I; pp. 494 and 572; books are in FRENCH.
Italy: Riunione Adriatica Di Sicurta L'Assicuratrice Italiana (Adriatic Meeting Of Sicurta The Italian Insurer). Hardcover Small Quarto; VG/VG; DJ shows light general shelf ware, rubbing on corners and edges, closed tear on head edge of spine, sunning on spine and head and foot edges; Text block age toned. Clean. Text and photographs 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.
New York: The Architectural Book Publishing Company, 1924. First Edition. Large Quarto; pp 195+184; Good hardcovers with Poor condition DJs; grayish beige spines with black text; 2 volumes; dust jackets have severe chipping to edges; split starts to joints; vol. 1 missing top half to spine; exteriors show age toning toward edges; slight pencil to front flaps; price clipped front flaps; dark green cloths have moderate wear to exteriors; some rubbing to edges; strong boards; text blocks have slight age toning to exterior edges; frontispieces; dark green endpapers; profusely illustrated with line drawings and black and white photographs; interiors lightly toned; Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s) This book is part of the overstocked 15's, kept in Room X.
Firenze [Florance]; Bologna: Pantheon; Apollo, 1930. First Limited Edition. Quarto., xii, 102pp., 120 plates; VG/VG-; dust jacket spine patterned red and tan with blue lettering on a cardboard stock; housed in a green slipcase, VG- with some stains, sturdy; paneled spine under dust jacket has caused some ripples in spine of dust jacket; minor bumping to corners, head and tail of spine, small rip to rear top of dust jacket; ; top edge of text block gilt, others have some age marks; this is one of a limited edition of 300 copies, as stated on the colophon, however the space where where the number should be is black; text in ITALIAN; heavy, please contact for shipping; [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates] Shelved in endcase near stairs on sales floor.