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Guicciardini, Francesco; Translated by Chevalier Austin Parke Goddard
The History of Italy, Written in Italian By Francesco Guicciardini, a Nobleman of Florence Twenty Books (Bound in Ten Volumes )
London: Printed by John Towers, in Piccadilly, 1753. First Edition, published 1753-1756. Twenty books bound in ten volumes, in late 19th- early 20th c. fine bindings of half polished calf over marbled boards, backs gilt, a quite lovely set and uncommon in such lovely bindings. Near Fine, Volumes I & II lacking title pages, light scattered toning. small rubs at a few of the corners. Guicciardini's masterpiece, covering the years 1490-1534, originally published 1537-1540. . First Edition. Half Calf. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Bookseller: Dale Steffey Books [United States]

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