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Arena (Filippo) La Natura, e Cultura dei Fiori, 2 vol., title to vol.1 with engraved vignette, 65 fine folding engraved plates, a few small tears and repairs, mostly marginal, some foxing to text, contemporary vellum, spines gilt, small stab holes to spine of vol.1 and upper cover of vol.2, [Nissen BBI 48], 4to, Cosmopoli, 1771.

⁂ Second edition of this work by a professor of mathematics at Palermo, with very decorative plates.

Provenance: Conte Francesco Rusteghello (bookplate to verso of both titles)

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Arena (Filippo) La Natura, e Cultura dei Fiori, 2 vol.,

Wed, Jul 11, 2018 9:30 AM UTC
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Auction Curated By:
Rupert Powell
International Head of Books and Works on Paper
Justin Phillips
Early and Continental Printing
220 Queenstown Road
London, SW8 4LP
United Kingdom
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