London, South Kensington
30 November 2001
BINDING -- CASELLI, Giovanni. Le Regie Opere Immortali dall' Augusta figlia di Cesare nel Ducato di Palma, [Palma: Bodoni, 1828].
8° in 12s (241 x 160mm.), 24pp. (including final blank leaf), BOUND FOR MARIE-LOUISE, EMPRESS OF THE FRENCH, AS DUCHESS OF PALMA in contemporary dark blue straight-grained morocco gilt, covers with wide decorative borders tooled in gilt and blind, crowned 'M L' blocked on upper cover, spine divided into seven unequal compartments by horizontal gilt bands, gilt turn-ins, yellow-glazed endpapers (stitching broken). Provenance: Marie-Louise, as Duchess of Palma (binding); Calvin Bullock (bookplate).
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