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Lot 4113

$150

Title: Scarlett Book of Free Masonry; Containing a Thrilling and Authentic Account of the Imprisonment, Torture, and Martyrdom of Free Masons and Knights Templars, for the Past Six Hundred Years; Also an Authentic Account of Education, Remarkable Career, and Tragic Death of the Renowned Philosopher Pythagoras
Author: Moses Wolcott Redding - Manufacturer and seller of Masonic supplies, publisher of Masonic books since 1868.
Publisher: Redding & Co., Masonic Publishers
City: New York
Year: 1888
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 548 pages
Width: 6.25" Height: 9.25"
Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in full dark brown leather with bright gilt lettering to spine and decorated with a masonic sword and symbols on front cover. Book shows mild external wear. Binding is firm. Volume has decorative endpapers and gilt edges. Pages are clean and without markings. Illustrated with color frontispiece and numerous b&w plates.
 
Lot 4114

$40

Title: The Addresses and Messages of the Presidents of the United States, Inaugural, Annual, and Special, from 1789 to 1846: with a Memoir of Each of the Presidents, and a History of Their Administrations; Also, the Constitution of the United States, and a Selection of Important Documents and Statistical Information
Author: uncredited author
Editor: Edwin Williams
Publisher: Edward Walker
City: New York
Year: 1848
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 2 Complete: Yes
Width: 6.5" Height: 9.5"
Condition / Notes: Antique volumes are bound in full leather, with raised bands and gilt lettering to spine labels. Books show external wear, with rubbing to covers and narrow cracking along spine edges. Binding of first volume is cracked between two blank preliminary pages; second volume is solidly bound. Books have marbled endpapers. Pages display foxing. Illustrated with tissue-guarded frontispieces.
 
Lot 4115

$60

Title: Diccionario geografico de Colombia
Author: uncredited author
Publisher: Instituto Geografico "Agustin Codazzi"
City: Bogota
Year: 1971
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 2 Complete: Yes
Width: 9.5" Height: 12.75"
Condition / Notes: This set is bound in full leather with bright gilt lettering to spines and front covers. Books show light shelfwear. Volumes are tightly bound. Previous owner's name and name of library stamped on front endpapers. Pages are clean and without markings. Illustrated with color & b&w photos and numerous color maps.
 
Lot 4116

$1150

Title: Nohow on
Author: Samuel Beckett - Samuel Barclay Beckett was an Irish avant-garde novelist, playwright, theatre director, and poet, who lived in Paris for most of his adult life and wrote in both English and French. His work offers a bleak, tragicomic outlook on human nature, often coupled with black comedy and gallows humour.

Beckett is widely regarded as among the most influential writers of the 20th century. Strongly influenced by James Joyce, he is considered one of the last modernists. As an inspiration to many later writers, he is also sometimes considered one of the first postmodernists. He is one of the key writers in what Martin Esslin called the "Theatre of the Absurd". His work became increasingly minimalist in his later career.

Beckett was awarded the 1969 Nobel Prize in Literature "for his writing, which—in new forms for the novel and drama—in the destitution of modern man acquires its elevation". He was elected Saoi of Aosdana in 1984.

Publisher: The Limited Editions Club
City: New York
Year: 1989
Printing Information: Signed Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 128 pages
Width: 7.75" Height: 11"
Book Details: "Nohow on" is a collection of three prose pieces by Samuel Beckett, comprising "Company," "Ill Seen Ill Said" and "Worstward Ho." It was first published in one volume in 1989.

Condition / Notes: This is a scarce limited edition of this work by Irish author Samuel Beckett, pencil signed by the author and illustrator Robert Ryman on the colophon page. This is number 375 of 500.

This volume is bound in full black leather with spine and front cover stamped in twenty-tow carat gold leaf. Volume is in excellent condition. This book contains 6 original aquatints, printed in tones of white, for this work. Robert Ryman (b. May 30, 1930) is an American painter identified with the movements of monochrome painting, minimalism, and conceptual art. He is best known for abstract, white-on-white paintings.

This edition is typeset in English Monotype Bodoni at Golgonooza Letterfoundry with new descending characters from punches cut by Daniel Carr. The display type is Bauer Bodoni. The text was printed at the Shagbark Press on a paper made at Cartiere Enrico Magnani. The etchings were printed on Arches at Wingate Studio and Renaissance Press. The design is by Benjamin Shiff.

Clamshell case with inset gilt-lettered leather spine label is in fine condition. Box was made by hand at Portfoliobox in Providence, Rhode Island from a black Italian cotton lined on the inside with gray ultrasuede. Case measures approximately 8.75" x 12.25". Club Newsletter specific to this volume is laid-in.
 
Lot 4117

$90

Title: Historia extensa de Colombia
Author: uncredited author
Editor: Luis Martinez Delgado
Publisher: Ediciones Lerner
City: Bogota
Year: 1964-1971
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 30 Complete: No
Width: 7" Height: 10"
Book Details:
Condition / Notes: This is a scarce Spanish-language reference work. It contains the following volumes:
1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2, 3.2 (twice), 3.3, 4.1, 4.2, 5, 6.1, 6.2, 7, 8.1, 10.1, 10.2, 11, 12, 13.1, 13.4, 14, 15.1, 15.2, 18, 18.3, 19, 20.3, 20.4, 20.6, 22

Set is bound in blind-stamped blue cloth with bright gilt lettering and decorative designs. Books are in excellent condition. Profusely illustrated.
 
Lot 4118

$45

Book Details: This lot includes the group of estate books on gardening, birds, art and history shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the titles in this collection are a two-volume "The Original Water-Color Paintings by John James Audubon for "The Birds of America"" (American Heritage Publishing Co., 1966, in slipcase) and "Atlas of Early American History" (Princeton U. P., 1976). To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.

Condition / Notes: As with the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 4119

$90

Title: The Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments, according to the Authorized Translation; with All the Parallel Texts and Marginal Readings. To Which Are Added, Notes and Practical Observations, Designed as a Help to a Correct Understanding of the Sacred Writings
Author: uncredited author
Publisher: Nuttall, Fisher, Dixon, and Gibson
City: Liverpool
Year: 1813
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 1170 pages
Width: 11" Height: 17.25"
Condition / Notes: Antique folio is bound in full blind-stamped black leather with raised bands and bright gilt lettering and ruling to spine. Book shows external wear, with rubbing along edges and minor loss of material along outside edges of boards and at corners. Front hinge is cracked. Rear hinge has been reinforced. Volume has marbled endpapers. Pages show occasional foxing and marginal water markings. Illustrated with plates (showing more pronounced foxing and markings).
 
Lot 4120

$140

Title: The 20-Gun Ship Blandford
Author: Peter Goodwin
Publisher: Naval Institute Press
City: Annapolis
Year: 1988
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 199 pages
Width: 10.25" Height: 9.75"
Book Details: Title in the series Anatomy of the Ship.
Condition / Notes: Volumes and dust jackets are in excellent condition. Profusely illustrated with b&w photos, plans and drawings.

Please note that this lot contains 18 copies of THE SAME TITLE. All but two of these books are in plastic wrapping.
 
Lot 4121

$550

Title: The Sonnets to Orpheus
Author: Rainer Maria Rilke - Rene Karl Wilhelm Johann Josef Maria Rilke, better known as Rainer Maria Rilke, was a Bohemian-Austrian poet. He is considered one of the most significant poets in the German language. His haunting images focus on the difficulty of communion with the ineffable in an age of disbelief, solitude, and profound anxiety: themes that tend to position him as a transitional figure between the traditional and the modernist poets.

He wrote in both verse and a highly lyrical prose. Among English-language readers, his best-known work is the "Duino Elegies"; his two most famous prose works are the "Letters to a Young Poet" and the semi-autobiographical "Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge." He also wrote more than 400 poems in French, dedicated to his homeland of choice, the canton of Valais in Switzerland.

Translator: Stephen Mitchell -
Stephen Mitchell is a poet, translator, scholar, and anthologist. Mitchell’s "Selected Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke" (1982) has been called “the most beautiful group of poetic translations the twentieth century has produced.” William Arrowsmith said that his "Sonnets to Orpheus" (1985) “instantly makes every other rendering obsolete.” Mr. Mitchell is a two-time winner of the Harold Morton Landon Translation Award from the Academy of American Poets.

Publisher: The Limited Editions Club
City: New York
Year: 1997
Printing Information: Signed Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: Unpaginated
Width: 13.5" Height: 16.5"
Book Details: "The Sonnets to Orpheus" ("Sonette an Orpheus") are a 1922 cycle of sonnets written by German-language poet Rainer Maria Rilke.

There are 55 sonnets in the sequence, divided into two sections: the first of 26 and the second of 29. The sonnets follow certain trends, but they include many different forms.

All of the sonnets are composed of two quatrains followed by two triplets. Additionally, all of the sonnets have some rhyme scheme, generally ABAB CDCD or ABBA CDDC in the quartets, and EEF GGF, EFG EFG or EFG GFE in the triplets. The sonnets are also all metered, but their meters vary more greatly between poems; dactylic and trochaic are the most common feet, with line length varying greatly, sometimes even within a particular sonnet.

The content of the sonnets is, as is typical of Rilke, highly metaphorical. The character of Orpheus (whom Rilke refers to as the "god with the lyre") appears several times in the cycle, as do other mythical characters such as Daphne. There are also biblical allusions, including a reference to Esau. Other themes involve animals, peoples of different cultures, and time and death.
Condition / Notes: This is a scarce limited edition of this collection of poetry by German poet Rainer Maria Rilke, pencil signed by Balthus on the colophon page. This is number 228 of 300.

This volume is bound in in full linen over boards with leather spine and printed title label to front cover. Volume is in excellent condition. This book contains the original German text with English translation on facing page. Illustrated with 2 multi-color woodcuts by Balthus

This edition was designed, set in Monotype Bembo, and printed by Michael and Winifred Bixler. The paper was handmade Kozo Uwazen. The woodblocks were cut and eidtioned by Keiji Shinohara.
 
Lot 4122

$50

Title: Horse and Buggy Printing
Author: Elrie Robinson
Publisher: Paul A. Struck
City: New York
Year: 1939
Printing Information: Other - see description
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: Unpaginated
Width: 9" Height: 11.5"
Condition / Notes: Volume is bound in cloth-backed paper-covered boards, with small illustration depicting horse-drawn buggy to front cover. This ex-library book shows light external wear. Binding is firm. Name of library stamped to edges. Stamps and traces of removal of library attachments visible on front endpaper. Author's name written in pencil under title on first page of text. Pages are otherwise clean and without markings. B&W illustrations throughout.
 
Lot 4123

$500

Title: Le Paysan de Paris
Author: Louis Aragon - Louis Aragon, born Louis Andrieux, was a French poet, novelist and editor, a long-time member of the Communist Party and a member of the Academie Goncourt.
Translator: Simon Watson Taylor - Simon Watson Taylor was an English actor and translator, often associated with the Surrealist movement.

Publisher: The Limited Editions Club
City: New York
Year: 1994
Printing Information: Signed Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 163 pages
Width: 12.5" Height: 16.25"
Book Details: "Le Paysan de Paris" is a surrealist book about places in Paris by Louis Aragon which was first published in 1926 by Editions Gallimard.

It was dedicated to the surrealist painter Andre Masson and its preface was on the theme of a modern mythology. The two main sections of the books describe two places in Paris in great detail: Le Passage de l'Opera and Parc des Buttes-Chaumont. The detailed descriptions provide a realistic backdrop for surrealist spectacles such as the transformation of a shop into a seascape in which a siren appears and then disappears. This literary device is "le merveilleux quotidien" - a contrast of the mundane with the marvellous.

Arnold Bennett described the work as stimulating but uneven. He thought it the best of the six books which he bought in Paris when visiting there in 1927. Louis Aragon was disappointed with the book's reception by the French literary establishment which he considered too bourgeois and commercial.

Condition / Notes: This is a scarce limited edition of this work by French poet Louis Aragon, signed by Henri Cartier-Bresson on the limitation page. This is number 228 of 300.

This elephant folio is bound in full gray-green cloth with stamped black lettering to the spine and front cover. Volume is in excellent condition. This book contains one photogravure and seven lithographs by Henri Cartier-Bresson.

Henri Cartier-Bresson (August 22, 1908 – August 3, 2004) was a French photographer considered to be the father of modern photojournalism. He was an early adopter of 35 mm format, and the master of candid photography. He helped develop the "street photography" or "life reportage" style that has influenced generations of photographers who followed.

This edition, designed by Dan Carr, has been printed on Velin Arches paper by Wild Carrot Letterpress. The type has been set in Monotype Plantin Light by Dan Carr and Julia Ferrari at Golgonooza Letter Foundry at Horton Tank Graphics. The photogravure of Louis Aragon from a photograph of Henri Cartier-Bresson was made by Jon Goodman. The lithographs have been printed by Bruce Porter at Trestle Editions.

The slipcase, also in full gray-green cloth, is in fine condition. Case measures approximately 12.75" x 16.75".
 
Lot 4124

$200

Title: Challenging the Past: The Paintings of Chang Dai-chien
Author: Shen C. Y. Fu
Translor: Jan Stuart
Publisher: Arthur M. Sacker Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
City: Washington, D.C.
Year: 1991
Binding Style: Perfect Binding
Pagination: 327 pages
Width: 9.25" Height: 12"
Book Details: Catalogue of an exhibition organized by the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. This book was published in association with University of Washington Press
Condition / Notes: Volume shows light shelfwear. Binding is tight. Pages are clean and without markings. Profusely illustrated, with numerous bright color reproductions. Two exhibition brochures are laid in.
 
Lot 4125

$350

Title: Salome
Artist: Erte
Medium: Print
Features: Signed In Plate
Print Year: 1981
Width: 33.75" Height: 28.5"
Art Notes: This is a scarce limited edition embossed serigraph numbered and signed the Erte. This is number 253 of 300. Author's signature in pencil appears in lower right corner.
Condition: Professionally matted and framed print is in excellent condition. Metal frame shows wear, with chipping visible.
 
Lot 4126

$60

Title: The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge
Author: Rainer Maria Rilke - René Karl Wilhelm Johann Josef Maria Rilke, better known as Rainer Maria Rilke, was a Bohemian-Austrian poet. He is considered one of the most significant poets in the German language. His haunting images focus on the difficulty of communion with the ineffable in an age of disbelief, solitude, and profound anxiety: themes that tend to position him as a transitional figure between the traditional and the modernist poets.

He wrote in both verse and a highly lyrical prose. Among English-language readers, his best-known work is the "Duino Elegies"; his two most famous prose works are the "Letters to a Young Poet" and the semi-autobiographical "Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge." He also wrote more than 400 poems in French, dedicated to his homeland of choice, the canton of Valais in Switzerland.

Translator: Stephen Mitchell -
Stephen Mitchell is a poet, translator, scholar, and anthologist.  Mitchell’s "Selected Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke" (1982) has been called “the most beautiful group of poetic translations the twentieth century has produced.” William Arrowsmith said that his "Sonnets to Orpheus" (1985) “instantly makes every other rendering obsolete.” Mr. Mitchell is a two-time winner of the Harold Morton Landon Translation Award from the Academy of American Poets.

Publisher: The Limited Editions Club
City: New York
Year: 1987
Printing Information: Limited Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 218 pages
Width: 8" Height: 10.5"
Book Details: "The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge" was Rainer Maria Rilke's only novel. It was written while Rilke lived in Paris, and was published in 1910. The novel is semi-autobiographical, and is written in an expressionistic style. The work was inspired by Sigbjørn Obstfelder's work "A Priest's Diary" and Jens Peter Jacobsen's second novel "Niels Lyhne" of 1880, which traces the fate of an atheist in a merciless world. "The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge" addresses existential themes - the quest for individuality, the significance of death, and reflection on the experience of time as death approaches. Heavily influenced by the writings of Nietzsche, Rilke also incorporated the impressionistic techniques of artists such as Rodin and Cézanne. Using these techniques, Rilke conjures up images of the industrial revolution and the age of scientific progress that are suffused with anxiety and alienation.  The book was first issued in English under the title "Journal of My Other Self."

Condition / Notes: This is a scarce limited edition of this key work of German modernism. This is 215 of 800.

Volume shows light shelfwear. Book is otherwise in excellent condition.  Slipcase shows light shelfwear.
 
Lot 4127

$15
This auction lot includes the following group of titles:

- Enfermedades dominantes en Los Llanos de la Region Oriental de Colombia by Isaac Florez - Dated 1919 by Imprenta de San Jose
- Relacion del descubrimiento del Rio Apue hasta su ingreso en el Orinoco by Jacinto de Carvajal - Dated 1956 by Ediciones Edime - First Edition
- Viaje a las Indias del Mar Oceano by Nicolas Federmann Translated by Nelida Orfila - Dated 1945 by Editorial Nova - First Edition - Title in the collection Viajeros de las Americas. Preliminary study by Luis Aznar.
- Primera parte de la recopilacion historial resolutoria de Sancta Marta y Nuevo Reino de Granada de las Indias del Mar Coceano de la cual se trata del primer descubrimiento de Sancta Marta y Nuevo Reino, y lo en el sucedido hasta el ano sesenta y ocho, con las guerras y fundaciones de toas las cibdades y villas en el by Pedro de Aguado - Dated 1930 by Espasa-Calpe Number of Volumes: 3 Complete: No - Front hinge of second volume is cracked.
 
Lot 4128

$1,050

Title: Bookmarks in the Pages of Life: A Selection of Short Stories
Author: Zora Neale Hurston -
Zora Neale Hurston was an American folklorist, anthropologist, and author during the time of the Harlem Renaissance. Of Hurston's four novels and more than 50 published short stories, plays, and essays, she is best known for her 1937 novel "Their Eyes Were Watching God."

Publisher: The Limited Editions Club
City: New York
Year: 2000
Printing Information: Signed Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: Unpaginated
Width: 11.75" Height: 15.5"
Condition / Notes: This is a scarce limited edition of this collection of short stories by American author Zora Neale Hurston, signed by illustrator Betye Saar on the limitation page. This is number 228 of 300.

This folio is bound in quarter leather with marbled paper-covered boards. Volume is in excellent condition. This book contains six silkscreen prints by Saar.

Betye Irene Saar (b. July 30, 1926) is an American artist, known for her work in the field of assemblage. Her education included a time at the University of California, Los Angeles, from where she received a degree in design in 1949, and graduate studies in printmaking and education at Pasadena City College, California State University, Long Beach, from 1958 to 1962. Her interest in assemblage was inspired by a 1968 exhibition by Joseph Cornell, though she also cites the influence of Simon Rodia's Watts Towers, which she witnessed being built in her childhood. She began creating work typically consisting of found objects arranged within boxes or windows, with items drawing on various cultures reflecting Saar's own mixed heritage (African, Native American, Irish and Creole).

The typography was designed, composed, and printed by Dan Carr & Julia Ferrari at Golgonooza Letter Foundry and Press, Ashuelot, New Hampshire in Jannon-Garamond types. The paper was hand made by Langdell Paper in East Topsham, Vermont. The serigraphs were printed by Drexel Press.

Velvet lined clamshell case with inset leather spine label with gilt lettering is in fine condition. Case measures approximately 12.75" x 16.75". Club Newsletter specific to this volume is laid-in.
 
Lot 4129

$80

Title: Gabare du roi: Le Gros Ventre. Designed by Jean-Joseph Ginoux, Produced in Bayonne by Leon Michel Guignace, 1766-1779
Author: Gerard Delacroix
Translor: Gilles Korent, Marie-France Saconie, Pierre de Granvillier
Publisher: Editions A.N.C.R.E.
City: Nice
Year: 2003
Printing Information: First US Edition
Binding Style: Other - see description
Width: 9.75" Height: 13"
Book Details: Monograph giving comprehensive examination of the "gabare," a transport vessel used by the French Navy to supply the dockyards, squadrons at sea and the colonies. Aptly named, "le gros ventre" (the large belly), she was abandoned after the Kerguelen expedition in 1772 and sailing alone under the command of M.de St. Allouam; she went on the discover the west coast of Australia in March of 1772.. Her drafts are preserved in Vincennes at the Service Historique de la Marine.
Condition / Notes: Monograph in perfect binding and 34 folded plans are contained in a cloth-covered clamshell binder with jacket. Illustrated monograph has 135 pages.  Text, plans, binder and jacket are all in excellent condition.
 
Lot 4130

$40

Book Details: This lot includes the group of antique decoratively bound literary titles shown in the corresponding image(s). Among the books in this collection are T. S. Arthur's "Cast Adrift" (Edgewood Publishing Co., 1872) and Berthold Auerbach's "Brigitta: Erzahlung" (Ginn & Company, 1898). To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: As with the books in our shelf lots, these are generally in good condition with some age/wear indications; older books are more likely to have advanced flaws.
 
Lot 4131

$175

Book Details: This lot includes the antique series of Chinese books shown in the corresponding image(s). The four string-bound books are in original wrappers and preserved in a folding cloth-covered case. Binding of one book is coming undone. Paper title labels that once decorated front cover are now almost entirely absent from two volumes and only partially existent on another. The first of these volumes contains full-page illustrations. Books measure approximately 5.25" x 8". To inspect and acquire more detailed information about this lot, please attend our live preview before the auction.
Condition / Notes: Books show light shelfwear, interiors are clean and without markings. Intact case displays more extensive wear. Only one of two latching ribbons is intact.
 
Lot 4132

$120

Title: Journeys among the Dead: A Play with Lithographs by Eugene Ionesco
Author: Eugene Ionesco - Eugene Ionesco (born Eugen Ionescu ) was a Romanian and French playwright and dramatist, and one of the foremost playwrights of the Theatre of the Absurd. Beyond ridiculing the most banal situations, Ionesco's plays depict in a tangible way the solitude and insignificance of human existence.

Translator: Barbara Wright
Publisher: The Limited Editions Club
City: New York
Year: 1987
Printing Information: Signed Edition
Binding Style: Other - see description
Pagination: 127 pages
Width: 9" Height: 13"
Condition / Notes: This is a scarce limited edition of this work by Eugene Ionesco, pencil signed by author on the colophon page. This is number 215 of 1000.

This volume is bound in cream printed wraps. Volume is in excellent condition. This book contains four original color lithographs by the artist.

The text was set in Monotype Romulus and printed at Typostudio Schumacher-Gebler in Munich. The lithographs were printed on Fabriano "Umbria" by Erker Presse, Franz Larese and Jurg Janett, in St. Gallen, Switzerland. The paper for the text was made at Cartiere Enrico Magnani in Pescia, Italy. The design is by Benjamin Shiff.

Paper-covered, felt-lined slipcase with red leather top and bottom edges shows light shelfwear. Case measures approximately 9.25" x 13.5".
 
Lot 4133

$15

Title: Los Welser en la conquista de Venezuela
Author: Juan Friede - Colombian historian whose work in Spanish archives between 1946 and 1962 constitutes one of the major contributions to Columbian historiography.
Publisher: Ediciones Edime
City: Caracas
Year: 1961
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Perfect Binding
Pagination: 656 pages
Width: 6.25" Height: 9.25"
Book Details: A study of the role played by Germans in the conquest and colonization of Venezuela and Colombia.
Condition / Notes: Volume is disbound. Original wrappers in jacket that shows external wear. with tears at head of spine and fore edge of rear panel. Text block is intact. A small number of pages show pencil underling and marginalia.
 
Lot 4134

$25

Title: L'episcopato e la rivoluzione in Italia ossia atti collettivi dei vescovi italiani preceduti da quelli del sommo pontefice Pio IX contro le leggi e i fatti della rivoluzione offerti a San Pietro in occasione del diciottesimo centenario del glorioso suo martirio. Volume primo.
Author: uncredited author
Publisher: Tipografia Vescovile di Gio. Issoglio e C.
City: Mondovi, Italy
Year: 1867
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 1 Complete: No
Pagination: lxxxv/381 pages
Width: 6.75" Height: 9.75"
Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in cloth-backed marbled paper-covered boards, with paper labels to spine. Book shows mild external wear, with light soiling and minor loss to labels & outside corners of boards. Binding is firm. Front flyleaf appears to have been excised. Pages show scattered light foxing, otherwise no markings.
 
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