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SCARCE FIRST FLORENTINE EDITION ISSUED BY BATELLI OF THIS MASTERPIECE OF THE ITALIAN LITERATURE, WRITTEN BY ALESSANDRO MANZONI

Manzoni, Alessandro. I promessi sposi storia milanese del secolo XVII. scoperta e rifatta da Alessandro Manzoni. Tomo primo parte prima [-tomo terzo parte seconda]. Firenze: per Vincenzo Batelli e comp., 1827.

12mo (148x94 mm), contemporary half leather binding, marbled paper at boards, gilt littering on leather label at spine, red color sprinkled edges, colored silk bookmark; 3 vols, each one including 2 parts; pp. XVI, 222, 168; 216, 200; 224, 247, [1 b.]; 6 full page engravings illustrating charcters and events in the novel (before each part of the work).

References: IT\ICCU\CFIE\027128 (6 copies). This first edition by Batelli is not in OCLC, which registers the second issued in 1829 (821848577).

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Traces of use to the binding, with abrasions. Brownings and water-stains at many leaves. . Overall, a good copy.

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[Novels] Manzoni, I promessi sposi, 1827 3 vols

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