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Lorenzi (Giovanni Battista.) LEGGI E MEMOIRE VENETE SULLA PROSTITUZIONE FINO ALLA CADUTA DELLA REPUBLICA. Venice: A Spese del Conte di Orford, 1870-72. 12.5" x 9". [4], viii, 399, [5] pp. + 4 mounted albumen prints from paintings by Paolo Veronese, and 3 plates. Printed in red and black throughout. Full morocco by Riviere, gilt devices to boards and spine, all edges gilt, gilt dentelles; hinges and edges rubbed, the whole with scuffs and scratches, all intact. Contents with some edge-toning and foxing in some places, generally clean and Very Good. ********************* #67 OF 150 COPIES, PRINTED AT THE EXPENSE OF Horatio Walpole (4th Earl of Orford), presenting a history of prostitution in Venice.

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[Venetian Prostitution, History of]

Estimate $400 - $600Nov 23, 2019
Starting Bid $200