Title Il Costume Antico e Moderno ovvero Storia del Governo, della Milizia, della Religione, delle Arti, Scienze ed usanze di tutti i popoli Antichi e Moderni.... America, Tomo I, III, IV
Book Condition Very Good Minus
Edition First Edition
Size 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall
Publisher Livorno, Italia Tipografía Vignozzi 1832
Seller ID 006389
This is not a bilingual edition. Text in Italian only, not in English. First edition. Three of four volumes in the America series; missing Volume II. Printed in Italy by Tipografía Vignozzi. 5.75 x 3.75 inches. Contemporary quarter morocco, brown, with handsome marbled paper boards. The binding is quite handsome and in very good shape. With fairly crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the leather spines. Hinges strong; text blocks solidly attached to the bindings. Very little bumping to the spine heads and tails, and the corners. Vol. I with desirable frontispiece fold-out colored map of The Americas, 409 numbered pages plus index, plus 6 full-page color plates. Vol. III with 432 numbered pages plus index, plus 6 full-page color plates. Vol. IV with 345 numbered pages plus index, plus 4 full-page color plates. All plates are very clean. Plates believed to be hand'colored. Full title page appears to be missing from Vol. I. Faint foxing-browning to the pages, especially at the edges, consistent with age. Else very clean. A Very Good Minus set of three volumes.