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    Sale 5308

    Fine Printed Books Including Children's & Illustrated Books

    19 March 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 37

    CAPRARA, Alberto. Insegnamenti del vivere del conte Alberto Caprara a Massimo suo nipote. Bologna: Heirs of Domenico Barbieri, Turin: Francesco Davico, 1672. Small 4° (205 x 148mm). Engraved frontispiece and 30 plates (a few leaves very lightly browned). Contemporary vellum (lettering-piece partly chipped off, a few small wormholes in spine, lightly rubbed). FIRST EDITION.

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    CAPRARA, Alberto. Insegnamenti del vivere del conte Alberto Caprara a Massimo suo nipote. Bologna: Heirs of Domenico Barbieri, Turin: Francesco Davico, 1672. Small 4° (205 x 148mm). Engraved frontispiece and 30 plates (a few leaves very lightly browned). Contemporary vellum (lettering-piece partly chipped off, a few small wormholes in spine, lightly rubbed). FIRST EDITION.


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