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MARCHETTI, Giovanni -- Giuseppe OTTINO (1841-1898). Catalogue of the Rich Italian Library of the Late J. Marchetti, Esq., of Turin. London: [Printed in Milan by Bernardoni for] Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, 27 November 1876.
8o (228 x 144 mm). Titles and conditions of sale in English and French. Contemporary quarter vellum.
PRICED and with some comments on buyers and condition in blue and black pencil, by an Italian attending the sale. The sale catalogue of the Marchetti collection was written entirely in French by Ottino according to Ottino & Fumagalli. It is one of the few Sotheby catalogues in a foreign language. According to the annotator, the sale realized £1,383.13.6.
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