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Poesie Liriche Toscane. Nuova edizione, dietro quella di Londra del 1816, e di quella di Firenze del 1817.
Napoli Presso Agnell Nobile. 1818 - 12mo, 173 x 109 mms., pp. xi [xii blank], [8] 9 - 14 [15 - 16 note], [3] xvi - xl, 41 - 188 [189 - 192 index and bibliography, contemporary vellum, gilt spine, red morocco label. A fine copy with "Dall' Autore" on the top margin of the title-page, circular armorial bookplate on front paste-down end-paper. Thomas James Mathias (1753/4 - 1835) is probably best-known for his Pursuits of Literature, or, What you will, published in four dialogues 1794 - 1797. He was a gifted Italilan scholar and probably studied Italian at Cambridge; he moved to Italy in 1817. He translated poems by Mark Akenside, William Mason, John Armstrong, among others, into Italian. There were several subsequent editions of this text. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: John Price Antiquarian Books, ABA, ILAB]
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