Venezia: Dalla prem. tip. di Pietro Naratovich, 1855-58. First Edition. Hardcover. Item #25926
Nine books in three volumes. 382pp; 378pp; 478pp. Contemporary quarter leather over marbled boards, marbled endpapers, sprinkled edges. With five foldout plates and two facsimiles. Includes sections on Rome, Milan, Florence, Naples, and Savoy. Collects a series of historical anecdotes taken from accounts by Venetian ambassadors during the Renaissance and presented in chronological order. Edited and annotated by Fabio Mutinelli, director of the Imperial Regio Archivio Generale of Venice. Previous owner's name on the flyleaves, wear to spines, front board of volume three is partially detached. Internally very clean with mild toning to pages. A very good set. Uncommon.; Octavo.