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Image for Volgarizzamento delle Favole di Esopo   testo Riccardiano inedito, citato dagli Accademici della Crusca

Volgarizzamento delle Favole di Esopo testo Riccardiano inedito, citato dagli Accademici della Crusca

By: Aesop [edited by Luigi Rigoli]

Price: $124.94

Publisher: Firenze [Florence, Italy], Stamperia del giglio, a spese di A. Garine: 1818

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 39611


118, [2] pages; Contemporary cream colored boards, two small labels with collection numbers on spine and front cover -- (the faint spine label matches the number on the booklabel of Leo S. Olschki [ Ex libris Leonis S. Olschki bibliopolae Veneti Established heading] -- longtime booksellers in Florence, etc. Two small inscriptions dated 1843 on the enpapers. A well preserved uncut copy, impressed as an octavo with generous margins, possibly on large paper -- (the copy ... View more info

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Gli amori di Anacreonte o sia collezione delle sue odi di amoroso argomento Tradotte dal conte Xaverio Broglio d'Ajano

By: Anacreon

Price: $199.94

Publisher: Place Not Identified, Publisher Unstated: 1790

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39156


2 p.l. & 92 pages; Very scarce first edition of Count Xaverio Broglio d'Ajano's verse translation of odes by Anacreon into Italian. It was probably printed somewhere in Italy around 1790, though there is no date printed. It probably was made in the Marche, near Macerata, where the translator was a Senator in the Repubblica romana. (The date comes from a catalogue entry in the database of the Istituto Centrale per il Catalogo Unico delle biblioteche italiane e per le i... View more info

Istoria del Testamento Vecchio e Nuovo rappresentata con bellissime figure con spiegazioni estratte da' Santi Padri, che molto edificano e servono a ben ordinare i costumi in ogni genere di persone

By: Anonymous [Rockwell Kent's copy]

Price: $749.99

Publisher: Venice, nella stamperia di Giambatista Albrizzi: 1770

Seller ID: 41505


8 p.l., 766 & [2] pages; Original flexible paste-paper boards. Spine quite worn, with upper portion now missing, exposing the sewing and the folded ends of the gatherings, some soiling and marks to the front and rear covers, hinges still attached by the sewing, upper corner of the first several leaves bumped, some lifting to the front paste-down endpaper. With engraved frontispiece and over 100 half-page illustrations throughout, along with an assortment of woodcut dec... View more info

Image for Statuti regole ed ordinazioni della venerabile Archiconfraternita del SSMO [Santissimo] Nome di Maria nuovamente compilati e confermati con bolla della santita` di nostro signore Papa Pio VII. felicemente regnante

Statuti regole ed ordinazioni della venerabile Archiconfraternita del SSMO [Santissimo] Nome di Maria nuovamente compilati e confermati con bolla della santita` di nostro signore Papa Pio VII. felicemente regnante

By: Arciconfraternita del Santissimo Nome di Maria

Price: $249.99

Publisher: Roma, Presso Lazzarini Stampatore della R.C.A.: 1805

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41880


xix, [1] & 131 pages; Contemporary binding: quarter green morocco or roan leather, pressed grain, flat spine lettered and decoratively stamped in gilt, marbled paper-covered boards in red and black, corners tipped in leather matching the spine, green silk ribbon placemark, plain endpapers. Moderate rubbing to the spine and corners, and some chipping to the marbled paper at the edges of the boards -- faint circular stamp of an Austro-Hungarian institution on the front fre... View more info

IL SANTUARIO DELLA MADONNA DELLA GHIARA A REGGIO EMILIA

By: Bacchi, Andrea ; & Massimo Mussini

Price: $69.94

Publisher: Torino, Umberto Allemandi Editore: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41533


Cassa di Risparmio di Reggio Emilia. Beautifully illustrated scholarly treatise on the Basilica della Beata Vergine della Ghiara and the fabulous artwork within the Basilica. Text in Italian. Essays by Mussini on the architecture, Bacchi on the Sculpture, Daniele Benati on the Murals, and additional essays on specific aspects of the art & architecture of the Basilica by Angelo Mazza, Jadranka Bentini, Paola Caschi Lavagetto, Umberto Nobili and Alessandro Brogi. Wonder... View more info

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ON THE PERSONAE OF THE COMEDY

By: Bergin, Thomas G. ; [SIGNED]

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Italica: 1965

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 37048


Italica XLII, 1; Autograph; 7 pages; Offprint of Article published in ITALICA, Volume XLII, No. 1. Inscribed by the author on front wrapper to Mary Reynolds, noted Joyce scholar who taught at Yale University. Ms Reynolds wrote a number of books about Joyce, most notably "Joyce and Dante: The Shaping Imagination," in which she traced the influence of Dante's poetry on Joyce's writing. She and Bergin were close friends and colleagues.; Signed by Author; Experienc... View more info

LUCANIA E CALABRIA

By: Bertarelli, L. V.

Price: $19.94

Publisher: Milano, Touring Club Italiano: 1956

Seller ID: 41209


Guida d'Italia; 403 pages; Con 15 carte geografiche, 5 piante di citta, 7 piante di edifici, e 16 stemmi. 1956 edition (though titlepage has 1938). Former owner's name neatly on ffep - "Roberts." From the collection of Isabel and Lawrence Roberts. Lawrence Roberts was the noted Orientalist and former Director of the Brooklyn Museum and the American Academy at Rome, where they hosted a bevy of intellectuals, artists and students. Clean and tight in original red... View more info

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REGGIO EMILIA CITTA ANIMATRICE D'ITALIA con tavole fuori testo

By: Bolognesi, Selene Anceschi

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Reggio Emilia, Reggio Emilia: 1968

Seller ID: 41002


Clean and tight in original printed wrappers, small chip at lower edge of front wrapper. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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STORIA DEL MONDO MEDIEVALE - Vol. IV: La Riforma della Chiesa a la Lotta Fra Papi e Imperatori

By: Brooke; et al.

Price: $29.94

Publisher: Garzanti / Cambridge University Press: 1979

Seller ID: 40998


990 pages; 140 illustrazioni in nero e 4 cartine, 12 tavole a colori Dustjacket has some edgewear and is chipped at spine ends and corners, now in protective mylar cover. Large heavy book requires additional charge for international shipment. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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OTTONE A ORTA - Quell'estate del 962

By: Capuani, Gian Maria

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Milano, Jaca Books - Europia: 1981

Seller ID: 41000


Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

CIVILTA DELLE VILLE TOSCANE

By: Cresti, Carlo ; Photographs by Massimo Listri

Price: $124.94

Publisher: Udine, Magnus Edizioni: 1993

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 41542


Fine in Fine dustjacket and slipcase as pictured. Cresti is a professor of the History of Architecture at the University of Florence. This is an incredibly beautiful book on Tuscan architecture of many eras. The text is in the original Italian, the reproductions and photographs are stunning. A very heavy large book - domestic sales only. Book is large and heavy and will require extra postage.; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item... View more info

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Storia Del Teatro Drammatico - Volume IV only Parte Quinta: Il Teatro Contemporaneo + Teatri Orientali

By: D'Amico, Silvio

Price: $19.94

Publisher: Milano, Rizzoli & C. Editori: 1939

Seller ID: 41821


509 pages; Clean and tight in original blue cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine and front cover. Colour frontispiece, profusely illustrated throughout. View more info

Image for Dante's Vita Nova Kritisher Text unter Benutzung von 35 Bekannten Handscriften von Friedrich Beck

Dante's Vita Nova Kritisher Text unter Benutzung von 35 Bekannten Handscriften von Friedrich Beck

By: Dante Alighieri ; [edited by Friedrich Beck]

Price: $74.94

Publisher: Munchen - Munich, Piloty & Loehle: 1896

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 40823


lv & 136 pages; Early twentieth century dark blue buckram, spine lettered in gilt, original printed front wrapper bound in (with text duplicating the title page), fore and bottom edges untrimmed. A copy of Friedrich Beck's important variorum edition of Dante's Vita Nova, in which variant readings from all 35 known manuscripts of the text are specified. (The fifty five page introduction has a detailed list of the 35 manuscripts known to Friedrich Beck, with their locati... View more info

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L'Impero Italiano dell'Africa Orientale

By: De Magistris, L[uigi] F[ilippo]

Price: $49.94

Publisher: Roma [Rome], La Libreria dello Stato: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38791


2 pl. , 95 & color plates pages; Publisher's color pictorial wrappers, title printed in red -- the vivid cover depicts Benito Mussolini in a typical pose with a map of Africa behind him. Illustrations throughout, including color plates printed on rectos and versos which are hors texte (not included in pagination). Although the cover states that this work is "Il Libro della V Classe Elementare" -- the text and illustrations seem sufficiently advanced for adult ... View more info

Breve Storia Delle Religioni La Nascita e Lo Sviluppo Del Sentimento Religioso Nelle Società Umane Dalle comunità Primitive Agli Albori dell' età Moderna

By: Donini, Ambrogio

Price: $12.94

Publisher: Rome, Newton: 1991

Seller ID: 39431


Grandi Tascabili Economici; Inscribed to Polly Roosevelt and signed by the author's wife Olga on the halftitle. Handwritten letter to Mrs. Kermit Roosevelt from Mario Galassi laid in. Contents clean and tight in original pictorial wrappers. Pubblicato per la prima volta nel 1959 ha conosciuto uno straordinario successo in Italia. ; Signed by Notable Personage, Related View more info

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I PRIMI TEMPI DELLO STATO PONTIFICO

By: Duschene, Louis

Price: $19.94

Publisher: Torino, Guilio Einaudi: 1947

Seller ID: 40994


L'opera di Louis Duschene (1843-1922) resta tuttora un punto di riferimento obligato per chi si occupi della storia della Chiesa antica e medioevale. ... essa affronta la formazione dello Stato pontificio nell' Italia dell' VIII secolo, la sua organizzazione durante i primi tre secoli di vita, e i grandi conflitti religiosi del tempo di Gregorio VII. Dustjacket rubbed on rear panel. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has ... View more info

Dante e Chretien de Troyes: sublimazione classico-cristiana del romanzo cortese in Lectura Dantis; Number 13, Fall 1993

By: Ferrucci, Franco

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Lectura Dantis: 1993

Seller ID: 39696


A 20 page article in this issue of Lectura Dantis (Fall 1993) which also contains: Jonathan Usher's Pieces of Dante among Cipolla's Relics; Amilcare Iannucci's Dante Produces Television, etc. Clean and tight in original light blue printed wrappers. View more info

POESIE SCELTE

By: Fogazzaro, Antonio

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Milano, Sonzogno: 1897

Seller ID: 40404


220 pages; Early private binding in plain tan cloth-backed marbled boards. A very good copy, with circular ink stamp of an early owner on the dedication page. An early volume of poetry from the prolific Italian writer Antonio Fogazzaro 1842-191, best known for his novels "Piccolo Mondo Antico," and 'Il Santo." Interestingly, the date on the title page reads "189" -- with a blank for the final numeral. The simple colophon at the end states: "Fin... View more info

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FIGURE E VICENDE DI UNA CITTA - Volume 1 : Imola dall' eta antica al tardo medioevo

By: Galassi, Nazario

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Imola, Marabini: 1984

Seller ID: 40995


604 pages; Clean and tight in original binding in near fine dustjacket. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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Opere postume di Pietro Giannone. Giureconsulto ed Avvocato Napoletano. Tomo Primo.

By: Giannone, Pietro

Price: $39.94

Publisher: Italia: 1821

Seller ID: 38348


First Volume only; contents include: L'Apologia della Storia Civile di Napoli, and La Professione di Fede. Clean and tight in early 19th century binding of quarter green calf over marbled boards with gilt lettering and decorative stamping at spine, rubbed at extremities. Nice paper, no foxing. Pietro Giannone (7 May 1676 – 17 March 1748) was an Italian historian born in Ischitella, in the province of Capitanata. He opposed the papal influence in Naples, for which he wa... View more info