27 June 2007
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GATTI, Aurelio. Vita del Barone Bettino Ricasoli and Lettere e documenti del Barone Bettino Ricasoli. Florence: Le Monnier, 1894-96.
2 vols. 4°. Contemporary vellum binding by Tartagli of Florence, gilt arms of the Savoia family hightened on upper cover, printed cloth end-papers (joints of second volume splitting). Provenance: Ex libris of Vittorio Emanuele III, King of Italy (1869-1947) and Principessa Maria Gabriella di Savoia (2)
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