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Author
[ITALIAN]
Title
Nuovi Ritratti di Alcune Belle...
Published
Milan: Presso Pietro e Giuseppe Vallardi, 1823.
Description
[New portraits of beautiful women] 12mo. 10 stipple engraved colour plates with tissue guards, all with hand colouring as issued in quarter cloth over modern marbled boards; marbled spine and endpapers; title in gilt to spine; MS signature and inscription to prelim: "R.W. Norman, This book belonged to my Mother - March 1846".
All the ladies engraved have a mask to obscure their identities.

Coloured plates in order:

1. Coloured vignette title page.
2. Amaranta.
3. Rosmunda.
4. Ezilda.
5. Teodolinda.
6. Ismene.
7. Desdemona.
8. Corinna.
9. Erminia.
10. Fiordiligi.
11. Aglaja.
Hand coloured plates
11
Binding/Size
Xs=12mo
Category
Costume, Italy, Portraits
Value
$0-5,000
Stock ID
1445