Orlando Furioso: Translated from the Italian of Lodovico Ariosto; With Notes; By John Hoole.

ARIOSTO, Ludovico.

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Place Published: London
Publisher: George Nicol
Date Published: 1785

Description: 5 volumes. 6 plates designed by Kauffman, Stothard, Metz and Hamilton. One of the Stothard plates, in vol. 3, was engraved by Wm. Blake; first state. 8vo, full contemporary calf, red leather spine labels, some hinges reinforced & 1 spine chipped at extremities the interior is fine. London: George Nicol, 1785. Second Edition.

Comments: Easson and Essick II. Lowndes 64.

Binding: hardcover
Condition: very good
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 245009


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