22 - 23 March 2005
FARSETTI, Tommaso Giuseppe (1720-1791) -- Jacopo MORELLI (1745-1819). Biblioteca Manoscritta di ... Farsetti... Venice: Stamperia Fenzo, 1771.
Small 8o (189 x 115 mm). Engraved Farsetti arms on verso of errata. Modern dark brown niger morocco, red morocco spine label, uncut (corners lightly bumped).
The catalogue of the manuscripts collected by Farsetti, the Venetian patrician, poet and book collector, who was also a friend of Morelli. This catalogue, Morelli's first published work, describes 78 Latin and 165 Italian manuscripts. In 1780 he published a second catalogue of the manuscripts that Farsetti had acquired during the intervening years.
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