SPL Hand Coloured Rare Book Collection Featuring Norman R Bobins

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GIRONI, Robustiano.
Alle costumanze civili dei Greci [Greek costumes in splendid colours; with dedication from the author

Published
Milan: Giulio Ferrario, 1823.
References
Bobins III 1089; Colas 1254; Lipperheide 186; not in JAP; ABPC; OCLC cites one copy, also mentioned in Brunet.
Plates
19
Binding/Size
M=4to
Value
0-5000
Published
Milan: Giulio Ferrario, 1823.
Ref
1348

Folio. Original green boards. With 19 untitled, hand-coloured aquatint plates (18 full-page, one double-page) by Galina, Fumagalli and Raineri. (4), 133, (3) pp. Brunet says that Gironi was known for other works on Greece and Greek culture written between 1819 - 22. The first two of these were published privately and in small numbers. Plates are not captioned.