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FRANCESCO SAVERIO QUADRIO

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FRANCESCO SAVERIO QUADRIO

Lettera intorno alla sferistica o sia guioco alla palla degli antichi. Milan: Antonio Agnelli, 6 October 1751. 8° (22 x 13cm), collation: a-F8; 95 [1]p. (Title thumb-soiled.) 19th-century black half calf, top edges gilt, others uncut (upper cover detached, spine worn). Provenance: J.W. Rimmington Wilson (ownership signature).

A scarce tract on the ancient origins of tennis in the form of a letter to the marchese Teodoro Alessandro Trivulzio by Quadrio (1695-1756) who is best known for his 5-volume Della storia e della ragioni d'ogni poesia (1739-52). Not in Henderson.
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