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Lot 0157
Author: Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
Title: Saggi de Novellieri Italiani d'Ogni Secolo: tratti da' piu celebri scrittori, con brevi notizie intorno alla vita di ciascheduno
Place Published: Boston
Publisher:Gray e Bowen
Date Published: 1832

vi, [2], 168 pp. (8vo) 18.5x12 cm (7½x4¾"), later green polished calf by Bayntun, morocco spine labels, gilt decorations and lettering; gilt inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt; with custom green cloth dust jacket and slipcase. First Edition.

Finely bound copy of one of Longfellow's Italian readers, with his introductory notes, published early in his career while he was a professor at Bowdoin.


Light wear to slipcase; some rubbing to joints and extremities; interior bright; very good or better.

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Longfellow's Italian reader, 1832

Estimate $200 - $300Mar 8, 2018