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Lives of the Italian Poets

Stebbing, Henry

Published by London: Edward Bull, 1831. 3 vols. First edition., 1831
Condition: VERY GOOD+ Hardcover
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vii, (2), 348; 363; 361 pp. Twenty medallions bearing likenesses of the poets discussed, as chapter headpieces. Octavo. Contemp. 3/4 green calf and marbled boards, with raised spine bands decorated in gilt and forming five compartments, of which two bear red leather labels lettered in gilt. Condition: VERY GOOD PLUS. Mild-to-moderate shelfwear at extremities, with minor loss to spine heads and worn-through corners. Boards lightly rubbed. Spine gilt bright. Sound hinges in all volumes. Internally clean and bright. A handsome addition to any bookshelf. Includes biographical accounts of Dante, Petrarch, Boccaccio, Lorenzo de' Medici, Angiolo Poliziano, Boiardo, Sannazzaro, Ariosto, Bembo, Vittoria Colonna, Pietro Aretino, Bernardo Tasso, G-G Trissino, F. Berni, L. Alamanni, B. Guarni, Torquato Tasso, P. Metastasio (Trepassi), G. Parini, and V. Alfieri.DIGITAL SCANS OF EXTERIORS AND REPRESENTATIVE TXT AND ILLUSTRATIONS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. Bookseller Inventory # 13608

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Title: Lives of the Italian Poets

Publisher: London: Edward Bull, 1831. 3 vols. First edition.

Publication Date: 1831

Binding: First edition.

Book Condition:VERY GOOD+

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