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12 - 13 November 1996
SCARPA, ANTONIO. Saggio de osservazioni e d'esperienze sulle principali malattie degli occhi. Pavia, 1801. Engraved frontispiece portrait and 3 engraved folding plates. 4to, contemporary half vellum, boards rubbed; frontispiece with a few marginal stains, plates stained with some marginal fraying. FIRST EDITION. Garrison-Morton 5835 ("This beautifully illustrated work was the first text-book on the subject to be published in the Italian language").
William Holland Wilmer, bookplate; Rebekah Wilmer, signature on frontispiece recto.
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