Lot n° 252
150 - 250
Result with fees
The Italian Theatre... Paris, Briasson, 1741. 6 volumes in-12, calf porphyry, smooth spines decorated with grotesque (period binding).
Hoefer, XX-376 /// I. (12f.)-588 / II. (2f.)-510 / III. (2f.)-560 / IV. (2f.)-557 / V. (2f.)-518 / VI. (2f.)-647.
New edition of this collection of Italian plays collected by Evarista Gherardi, who composed a large part of them, as this theatre was mostly due to improvisation on previously fixed frames.
A portrait by Vivien engraved by Edelinck, 5 frontispices, 56 engravings out of text, one per play, and 7 pages of engraved music.
Rubbed spines with missing caps and corners, missing music sheets in volume II.
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