A Relic of the Italian Revolution of 1849

Price: 1,000.00 USD

New Orleans: Gabici's Music Stores, Album of fifty line engravings, executed on copper, by the most eminent artists at Rome in 1849; secreted from the Papal Police after the "restoration of order," and just imported to America. With a preface and index, and appropriate descriptions in English, Italian, and French. [4], 29, [3]pp. Pictorial half title in color, and 50 single- sided plates of a highly satirical nature. Slim oblong 4to, original brown cloth stamped in gilt & blind (edges of cloth worn; neatly re-cased with most of original spine preserved; front endpaper wrinkled; small pale stain at bottom edge of several plates, otherwise a very clean copy). New Orleans: Gabici's Music Stores, [1850]. First edition. Scarce. Very good (+). Very scarce American illustrated book. First. very good(+).


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