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Book Description

Italie Pittoresque. Tableau Historique et Descriptif de l’Italie, Du Piémont, de la Sardaigne, De Malte, De la Sicile et de la Corse. Two volumes. Quarto. Chez Amable Costes. Paris. 1836/1837. Complete set with 135 copper engraved plates and two folding engraved maps. Premier Partie: viii, 56, 16, 48, 28, 48, 24pp. Engraved half title, title, section titles, folding map (slightly darkened to proud edge), 51 copper engraved plates (as listed in tables des matières et indication des figures); Deuxieme Partie: 136, 80, 64, 64pp. Title, section titles, 84 copper engraved plates (as listed in tables des matieres et indication des figures, plus one), folding map. Contemporary quarter blue morocco, blue shagreen style embossed boards. Spines in six compartments, gilt lettering and decoration. Vellum corner tips. Marbled endpapers. All edges blue. Crisp and bright, occasional light foxing to text. Gilding faded to base of spine volume I. Light shelf wear. A desirable set. Carte Routiere de l'Italie dressee par Th. Duvotenay, eleve de M.P.Lapie, publiee par Amable Costes 1836. Second map grave Flahaut; ecrit par Arnoul.
Author Norvins, MM de et al
Date 1836-1837
Binding Quarter morocco
Publisher Chez Amable Costes.
Pages as listed

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