GLIMPSES OF ITALIAN COURT LIFE - Happy Days in Italia Adorata

By: Batcheller, Tryphosa Bates

Price: $29.94

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Near Fine


Clean and tight in original dark green cloth binding with gilt lettering and decorative stamping (resembling gold hinges and clasps), page edges untrimmed, printed on laid paper, pictorial endpapers. Illustrated with a portrait frontispiece and 61 lovely plates with captioned tissue guards, 469 pages, followed by a 3 page separately paginated section with the musical score of Marcia Real della Casa di Savoia. A beautifully designed and produced book in excellent condition. Thomas Wentworth Higginson said of this book: "I know of no other book that has put before the eye so vividly the attractions of Italian life in its upper circles, aided by the varied and beautiful pictures."

Title: GLIMPSES OF ITALIAN COURT LIFE - Happy Days in Italia Adorata

Author Name: Batcheller, Tryphosa Bates

Categories: European History, Illustrated Books, Decorative Bindings,

Publisher: New York, Doubleday Page & Co.: 1906

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Size: 8vo 8" - 9" tall

Seller ID: 40361

Keywords: Italy Italian Court Life Royalty Social History