Milano: Museo Teatrale Alla Scala, 1964. Profusely illustrated in color & in black & white. 414 pp. (one corner of index page creased). Small folio, dark blue cloth, d.w. (frayed). Milano: Museo Teatrale alla Scala, (1964). First Edition. A very good copy.
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Uppsala: Vilhelm Ekmans Universitetsfond, 1923. Many black & white illustrations throughout the text. 166pp., tall 8vo, original printed wrappers. Uppsala: Vilhelm Ekmans Universitetsfond, (1923). First Edition. A fine copy but for a small chip on the back cover.
New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1903. Translated by William Le Queux. 16 plates, 2 folding panoramas, 5 color maps including 2 large folding maps in back pocket, and 212 text Illus. 2 Vols. 4to, original blue cloth. New York: Dodd, Mead, 1903. First American Edition Exploration of the Arctic Ocean and Polar Ice-Cap. One of the panoramas has been repaired at the folds with no loss of text and has a small tear on the margin. two pages chipped...
Florence: Orioli, 1930. Introduction by Norman Douglas. Frontispiece portrait. 8vo, maroon boards, uncut, d.w. Florence Privately printed by Orioli, (1930). Limited First Edition. The lavender dust wrapper is fine except for being completely faded on the spine. One of 365 copies. The Lugarno Series, No. 2.
London: Methuen, 1973. Frontis., illustrated. 327pp., 8vo, black cloth, d.w.; some chipping at head and tail of dust wrapper. London: Methuen and Co., (1973). A very good copy in a very good dust wrapper.
London: Thames & Hudson, 1983. 47 Illus. 64pp. 8vo, gray cloth, d.w. lightly soiled. (London): Thames and Hudson, (1983). Biography of three British ambassadors who lived in Italy: Sir Henry Wooton, Sir Horace Mann, and Sir William Hamilton.
London: Methuen and Co. Ltd., 1961. Illustrated in b/w. 560pp, thick 8vo, blue cloth, cloth lightly soiled, corners bumped. London: Methuen and Co., Ltd., (1961).
New York: Thames & Hudson, 1987. With Photographs by Alexander Zielcke. 126 plates in photogravure, 19 text illustration & 34 colour plates. 4to, beige cloth, d.w. (New York): Thames & Hudson, (1984). Reprint of the 1973 edition. Fine in near fine dust wrapper.
New York: Rizzoli, 2014. Filled with hundreds of brilliant, full-color photographs. 304pp., folio, red cloth, d.w. New York: Rizzoli, (2014). A fine copy in a fine dust wrapper.
Venice: Giovanni Battista Albrizzi, 1750. Map. Engraving with hand coloring. Image measures 13" x 16.75". This exquisite map of Sardinia has two country vignette cartouches that depict the island's idyllic lifestyle. Published circa 1750, the map dates to the period when the island was ruled by the House of Savoy. It features pictorial depictions of mountains, forts, and prominent churches, and cities and rivers are also labeled. The title cartouche in the lower left shows a man resting against a....
Florence: 1906. Uncommon A.L.S. written in calligraphic style penmanship, 8vo. 1 page, Florence, Italy, March 28, 1906, in full: "Grateful thanks to Miss Margaret Rand for her kind words of encouragement, from her far-away friend." Fine condition. American expatriate illustrateor and writer who spent the majority of her later years in Italy.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1897. Illustrated with 108 photogravure plates from the original designs, each protected with lettered tissue. Rubricated title, decked edges, t.e.g. Small folio, gilt-lettered olive green cloth blind-stamped with fleurs-de lys pattern (spine evenly faded). Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1897. First edition. A very good copy of an extremely scarce book.
New York: Prestel, 1995. Catalog for exhibitions at the Royal Academy of Arts in London and the Pierpont Morgan Library. Illustrated throughout in color. 272pp. Short 4to, glossy pictorial wrappers. (New York: Prestel, 1995). A near fine copy. With contributions by Jonathan J.G. Alexander, Lilian Armstrong, Giordana Mariani Canova, Federica Toniolo, William M. Voelkle, and Roger S. Wieck.
Rome: Abete, 1981. Presented by Dominco Petochi. Extensively illustrated, most in color. 250pp., 4o, green cloth, lightly rubbed d.w. Roma: Abete, (1981). A near fine copy in a very good dust wrapper. With the brief English softcover enclosure.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1995. Maps. 8vo, 1/2 brown cloth, d.w. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1995. vg.
New York: Cassell. Illustrated with dozens of woodcuts by several artists. 280pp., folio, gilt-lettered decorative green cloth; lightly rubbed, some play to the front hinge. New York: Cassell Publishing, (ca. 1890). A very good (+) copy of this handsome book. Illustrations by J. MacWhirter, J. Fulleylove, J. O'Connor, S. Simpson, et al.
Milan: Nouve Edizioni, 1969. Numerous illustrations in color & in black & white. Small folio, white boards (small wear at top and bottom of hinges), d.w. chipped. (Milano: Nouve Edizioni, 1969). First Edition. Very good.
8vo, cloth, d.w. N.Y.: Norton, (1973). vg.
Chicago: Argonaut, 1969. Translated by Kenneth Johnstone. viii + 199pp., 8vo, cloth. Chicago: Argonaut, 1969. A very good copy.
Boston: Little Brown, 1980. Illus., a few in color. 8vo, black cloth, d.w. Boston: Little Brown, (1980). Very good.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1881. 12mo, original decorated brown cloth, corners bumped, ex-libris without any library markings on the cloth. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1881.
New York: Abrams, 1977. Translated from the German by Robert Erich Wolf. Packed with 900 illustrations, including 159 plates in full color, some folding. 655 pages. Very thick 4to, gray cloth with inset oval label, d.w., pictorial slipcase (case and wrapper lightly rubbed at edges). New York: Abrams, (1977). First American edition. A near fine copy in a very good dust wrapper.
New York: Praeger, 1972. Illus. 8vo, blue cloth, d.w. lightly dampstained, cloth lightly soiled. New York: Praeger, (1972).
Il Codice S.IV.5 della Biblioteca Comunale degl'Intronati di Siena. Introduction by Carlo Maccagni. Approx. 100 facsimile drawings, 403pp., thick 4to, cloth, board slipcase; (slightly rubbed). Genova: IBM Italia, (1986).
Florence: Alinari Scala, 1980. Numerous black & white illustrations. 4 volumes, tall 8vo, volume I in blue cloth and dust wrapper and the other 3 volumes in stiff pictorial wrappers. Florence: Alinari Scala, 1980. Very good (+). Firenze e la Toscana dei Medici nell Europa del Cinquecento. 1. Il potere e lo spazio - La scena del principe. 2. La corte il mare i mercanti - La rinascita della Scienza - Editoria e società - Astrologia, magia e alchimia. 3...