Roma: De Luca Editore, 1985. Quarto; G+/no-DJ paperback w/ faux dust jacket flaps; Gray spine with light gray text; Covers have rubbed exterior and corners due to handling, age toning along spine & rear edges, slight edge wear, overall covers show moderate wear; Text block is lightly age toned & unmarked; Front cover appears to be cracking slightly from binding; pp 130.
Italy & Italian Language
Firenze: tipografia Giuntina, 1957-1963. First Edition Thus. Octavo; seven individually bound pamphlets in wraps printed in red and black and individually titled; each with several black and white plates bound at rear; minor dust-soiling and handling grime; individual titles include Mostra Documentaria E Iconografica... 1) Di Palazzo Vecchio; 2) Della Fabbrica Degli Uffizi; 3) Di Firenze Al Tempo Di Dante; 4) Di Palazzo Pitti E Giardino Di Boboli; 5) Degli Antichi Ponti Di Firenze; 6) Degli Aspetti Di Vita Privata Fiorentina Nel Trecento; 7) Del Palazzo Del Podesta (Bargello). [Spine; seven individual pamphlets; spines unmarked]. [Note: A. S. Con Bedini].
Roma: De Luca Editore, 1984. Small Quarto; G+/no-DJ paperback w/faux flaps; Gray spine with light gray text; Covers have rubbing along corners/edges and slightly on exteriors with smudging & creases along spine from handling, lightly sunned & slight discoloration at upper front cover, possibly from moisture; Text block seems to have slight age toning overall, however pp are unmarked; ffrep has blue ink owner's stamp; pp 303.
Venice: Francesco Toss, 1796. early edition. 12mo rebound in dark brown marble hardcovers with 4-bands leatherette spine and gold letters (date at bottom of spine indicates 1706 as opposed to 1796 date of publication); minimal soiling and shelf wear on boards; strong binding; purple marble end pages; woven paper with only slight fading; contains 25 folded plates of detailed architectural descriptions, and other engravings throughout, one of them with small cut at bottom edge; page 190 has a small crease; text tight, in Italian; first published in 1792; shelved in Case # 10.
Milan: Francesco Vallardi, 1865. first edition. Set of three thick octavos in green and blue moire with five-band spine in ivory cloth; in good condition; gold letters on brown frames; ex-library copies with numbers on spine and stamps; previous owners' ex-libris and stamp on end pages; boards with minimal soiling but fraying around edges; volume two has a bumped and creased small upper corner with open tear; frontispiece engraving; all volumes with strong binding; paper faded with one page stained in volume one and two loose pages; edges dusty; very tight print; in ITALIAN; shelved in Religion section; please contact us for shipping costs.,
Bologna: Tipi Sassi Nelle Spaderie, 1852. Thin Large Octavo; Fair/no-DJ; Tan spine with brown text; Boards have 2 inch open tear at front tail edge, tear along spine, foxing & smudges on exterior with light staining on front near spine edge and moderate edge wear, light writing at front head edge; Text block has darkened due to age, front pastedown is cracking slightly from binding at hinge and light foxing on pages throughout, moisture staining on lower fore edge; pp 137. Italian language.
Arezzo: Michelle Bellotti, 1749. first edition. Small, thick octavo in 1/2 ivory and green vellum with lettering on spine; VG; boards with moderate soiling and fraying with slightly bumped corners; strong binding; front and back end pages covered with inscriptions and signatures; title shows some soiling, not affecting text; external edges with green and red marble; paper generally soiled and foxed, but text very readable; tight print; page 17 is almost entirely detached; pp. 500; slight musty odor; in ITALIAN; shelved in Case # 3.
Vianello Design. Item is a map puzzle of Venice, Italy. Most text is in Italian, French, English and German. Consists of complete set of 24 color drawings each on 31x24 centimeter rectangles that when assembled give you an illustrated map of Venice: Box contains all 24 tablets, each in good condition and free of any markings, along with a small pamphlet with a paragraph about Venice and instructions on how to assemble the map: Unpaginated: Oversized item. Due to size or weight restrictions, additional shipping may apply to international and expedited orders. Please see photos of item for details.
Rome: late 1800s. Long, thick quarto in ivory and gold hardcovers with gilt all around; in good condition; set of 26 thick plates with a 10" X 8" photograph on each side; all are images of Rome's monuments and major sites, including the Vatican; tiny legends in Italian; boards show some soiling and are slightly bowed upwards; plates are thwarted upwards; first two plates show heavy soiling not affecting photographs; front and end pages are torn; shelved top of Case 0; please contact us for shipping costs; BB consignment.
London: The Folio Society, 2004/2007/2009. folio, 3 volumes; VG; bound in quarter goatskin leather with moire silk boards, gilt lettering on spine, housed in pictorial slipcases; each slipcase has one illustration covering the entirety of one side; Inferno has a small scar to spine edge, else all volumes in excellent conditions; clean text blocks; clean interiors; slipcases have some mild shelfwear, primarily to top/bottom edges; Inferno, translated by Henry Francis Cary, introduction by Robin Hamlin, with illustrations by William Blake, 2004, brown top edge of text block, 1/4 bound, slipcase; Purgatorio, translated by Henry Francis Cary, introductory essays by Michael Prodger, with illustrations by Salvador Dali, 2007, green top edge of text block, 1/4 bound, slipcase; Paradiso, translated by Henry Francis Cary, introduction by Michael Prodger, with illustrations by Giovanni Di Paolo, 2009 blue top edge of text block, 1/4 bound, slipcase; please contact for accurate shipping costs; shelved case 7.
Florence: Successori Le Monnier, 1883. 12mo; VG-/no-DJ soft cover; spines beige vellum with black lettering (first letter in red); covers bound in vellum, vellum straps to tie closed broken, covers have light soiling due to age and material, minor wrinkling, minimal other wear, each volume contains green ribbon bookmark; textblocks mostly clean, age toned, minimal wear, light/minor notations in margins/underlining (occasional), light foxing throughout pages, no bumping or scratching. WRITTEN IN ITALIAN pp. 762 (over three volumes).
Berlino: Ridolfo Decker, 1862. 4to., 725 pages; VG; bound in red leather, paneled spine with gilt lettering and tooling; boards have double-ruled borders, inner gilt dentelles, single gilt edge-roll; top edge of text block gilt; marbled endpapers; frontispiece with tissue-guard; small scrapes to front board; scraping along lower edge of boards; mild shelfwear, primarily to corners, hinges; astrological map pasted on second front free endpaper; text in ITALIAN; shelved Alcove 1.
Venezia: Press Antonio Zatta, 1772. First Edition. Text entirely in Italian. Includes 3 of 4 Volumes; I, II, IV. Quarto; VG-/no-DJ hardcover; Brown spine with gold text; Boards strong, moderate surface rubbing, light scuffing; Textblock age-toned, has some slight moisture damage, some staining/foxing on several pages, lighter to exterior edges; Bindings strong. SHELVED IN FIRST RIGHT-HAND BOOKCASE IN AISLE 10. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Milano, Napoli: Riccardo Ricciardi Editore. Thick Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Tan spine with gold text in a blue box; Boards have minor shelf wear and slightly rubbed corners,otherwise very strong and sturdy panels; Text block has slight wear along exterior edges with clean pages inside, tight binding; pp 1244. Italian language.
Milano: 1966. Large Octavo; VG-/G+; Slipcase have moderately age toned with unglued top; Dust jackets have slightly sunned exterior, most notably on spine with peeling label on spine of v. 1 and lightly rubbed spine edges, but fully intact; Boards have slightly sunned spines with strong panels; Text blocks have slightly age toned edges with light pencil in v. 1 with tight binding; pp 973. Arts- European. Italian language. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Electa Editrice. Thick Small Quarto; G+/G; Black/gray spine with white text; Dust jacket has lightly sunned head edge, slight rubbing on exterior & at corners with minor edge wear; Cloths have sunned edges and spine, but otherwise panels are clean & sturdy; Text block is lightly age toned exterior edges with clean pages, slight cracking along binding on pp 8-9, light pencil toward front & middle of text; pp 393. Italian language.
Rome: Bonacci Editore, 1977. Fifth Edition. Octavo: VG-/no-DJ paperback: Blue and black spine with red and white text: Covers have general shelfwear, slight fraying to corners, some scuff marks, binding solid: Textblock exterior has some smudges, pages clean: Fifth Edition: Text is nearly all in ITALIAN: 385 pp.
Firenze: R. Bemporad & Figlio, 1901. First Edition Thus. Octavo; 117pp; full green cloth decorated in black, silver and gold; spine darkened, dented, and a bit wrinkled; corners turned; hinges tender; text a bit toned and occasionally thumb-soiled; else very good. [Spine; faded titles on dark green cloth].
London: Riccardo Bancker, 1791. Set of 9 small octavos in 3/4 burgundy and beige moire hardcovers with gold gilt on spine; VG; boards with moderate soiling or shelf wear; strong binding; ex-libris small sticker and previous owner's name; paper slightly foxed and discolored; text clean, in Italian; dusty edges; altogether in good condition; first edition of Bandello's novels were published in 1554; shelved above Sociology; please contact us for shipping costs.
Rome: Gaeteno degli Zenobj, 1706. Tall quarto rebound in 1/2 light blue and beige moire with brown leather spine; VG; 6-band embossed spine with gold letters; high quality rebound; original paper slightly wobbled and faded; text clean; pp. 63 followed by 75 plates and large folded charts; in Italian; shelved in Case # 3; please contact us for shipping costs.
MIlan: Electa, 1995. new edition. large quarto in white cloth hardcovers with blue and green DJ; VG/VG; spine burgundy with white letters; in good condition; slight fading around edges; beautiful color photographs of estates and properties protected by the Italian Foundation for the Environment; pp. 153; in Italian and English; shelved in Travel section.
London: Sceptre / Hodder and Stoughton, 2005. First edition. Octavo; VG/VG; Blue spine with gold text; Dustjacket VG, has a tiny closed tear and some very small frays in upper left corner of back cover on the fold between back cover and flap, has a small nick near the bottom right corner of the front cover on the fold between front cover and flap; Boards straight and strong, some thin marks of whitish rubbing on the outer edge of front and back board, pastedowns clean, binding strong; Textblock interior clean; 373 pp.
France: Gallimard, 1953. First French language edition. Quarto. Good in good+ dust jacket. Gray-tan spine with black lettering. Adhesive markings to front and rear free end paper, as well as to the front and rear dust jacket flaps. Age-toning to dust jacket. Jacket intact. Covers clean, binding strong. Text block edges clean excepting a small, faint scar to the fore-edge. Text of pages clean and free of markings. Frontispiece present and bright. With many black and white prints and some color prints tipped to as part of the manufacturing of the book. Text in French. 500pp. Shelved in Italian art.
Milano: Arnoldo Mondadori Editore S.p.A. 2006. 12mo; VG-/no-DJ paperback; Black spine with white & gold text; Covers are slightly sunned with minimal shelf wear, overall c1lean with sturdy panels; Text block has light wear due to handling, but otherwise very clean with tight binding; pp 277. Italian language.
Milano: Ugo Mursia Editore, 1963. First edition. Thick Octavo; G/no-DJ; Red spine with gold text; Covers have lightly sunned spine with minimal edge wear and exterior is slightly rubbed, otherwise panels are clean & sturdy; Text block shows slightly age toned exterior edges with otherwise clean pages with tight binding; pp 1256. Italian language.
Milan: Comune di Milano, 1980. First Edition Thus. Quarto; two  volumes; one in simulated [i.e. paper] vellum boards and containing a facsimile of the Grammatica Del Donato; the other in marbleized wraps containing descriptive text. Together housed in marbled paper covered clam-shell box; the latter largely rubbed and worn at corners with one joint cracked; contents generally very good. [Spine; marbled paper no titles]. Shelved [12 Room].
New York & London: Arnold & Oxford University Press, 2002. Octavo: VG/VG: Black spine with light gray text: DJ has general shelfwear, some light scuff marks: Boards are strong with edgewear, dust staining, binding is tight: Textblock has some light soiling, pages free of markings, folds or tears: 584 pp.
Firenze: Sansoni Editore, 1981. Second. Quarto; VG/VG; black spine, white text; comes in slipcase (in VG condition); jacket has general shelfwear; boards are strong; textblock is clean; pp 637; in Italian; limited edition - No. 87 of 1000 copies. [Over-sized book. Additional shipping necessary for expedited/international shipping. Economy international shipping unavailable due to weight/size restrictions. Please contact seller for additional information.].
Milan: Paolo Carrara, 1910. first edition. thick quarto in 3/4 ivory and blue hardcovers; 5-band spine with gold letters on frame; VG; ex-libris plate on back cover; covers show some soiling around spine; strong binding; paper and edges heavily faded; text clean; filled with engravings and art reproductions in black and white; p. 405 has a small cut at bottom; pp. 636; in Italian; shelved in Arts (Italy) section; please contact us for shipping costs.