Italian Belles-Lettres - Manzoni (Alessandro), I Promessi Sp...

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Italian Belles-Lettres - Manzoni (Alessandro), I Promessi Sposi [...], three-volume set, first and only Livorno edition: being the re-impression of the true first edition of Milan, Livorno: Dalla Tipografia di G.P. Pozzolini, 1827, bound without the half-titles, pp: [iii]-xi, [1], 328; [3]-353, [1]; [3]-398, contemporary half-vellum over marbled boards, gilt-lettered green morocco pieces, 8vo, (Parenti 37), (3); [Clement XIV], Lettere ed Altere Opere di Clemente XIV/ Ganganelli, two-volume set, Firenze: Tipografia all'Insegna di Dante, 1829, volume I with engraved frontispiece, contemporary vellum gilt, marbled endpapers, 12mo, (2); [Sallust] & Alfieri (Vittorio, translator), C. Crispo Sallustio Tradottoda [...], Faenza: Presso Pietro Conti All' Apollo, 1839, contemporary vellum gilt, 16mo, (1), [6]

Provenance: 1st: 1) Charles Shaw-Lefevre, 1st Viscount Eversley, GCB, PC (1794-1880), his Seal Armorial bookplates to each pastedown, 19th century pencil shelfmarks: E.VII.; 2) then A.H. Barnes, his book label; 2nd: Emily Macartney/Rome/April 16/1838, ink MS ownership inscriptions to front binder's blanks; 3rd: May Cau***, ***, 52, Rome, ink MS ownership inscription to title-page.

Auction Date:
10th Jun 21 at 10:30am BST

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