Milan: Carlo Canadelli, 1843. hardcover. 4to, original white boards heavily decorated in gilt (boards are well-worn at all edges, spines a bit chipped; very slight internal foxing). Beautiful extra illustrated title pages printed in blue, green, red, and gold. Text within decorative borders. Illustrated with 23 very high quality engravings and aquatints after paintings and statuary by Mauri, Ricci, Rovida, Sacchi, Cantu, Ciabianca, Villani and others. Tissue guards. Milano: Carlo Canadelli, (1844). Very good.