Firenze / Roma: Salani / Arti e Scienze, 1964. First Edition. Hardcover. Item #29860
One of the 2900 numbered copies printed by Stamperia Valdonega of Verona on Magnani handmade paper with woodcut engravings on Rives paper executed under the supervision of Raymond Jacquet. Bound by the Legatoria Torriani of Milano. In six volumes. 326, p; 328, p; 320, p. Folded sheets in decorated paper covered chemises lettered in blue, red, and purple on the spines and slipcases. One hundred inserted plates with magnificent watercolor illustrations by Salvador Dalí. Publisher card addressed to the original owner of this set laid in, together with several wraparound bands listing the number of plates for each volume. Internally extremely clean. One of the plates has a short, closed tear to the edge not affecting the image. The chemises show toning and some faint stains on the spines. A near fine set in good to very good slipcases (some have stains and splits to the edges). Text in Italian. ; Folio.