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KELSALL, Charles (1782-1857) - [Capri] Classical Excursion from Rome to Arpino

Geneva, Printed for the author by Manget and Cherbuliez, 1820. Three-Quarter Calf. First Edition of this rare, privately printed homage to Cicero, with account of his villas and proposals for a monument in the Amalthea at Arpino and a footbridge in his honor over the Fibrenus (both illustrated). Crown 8vo (201 x 126mm): [4],254,[2]pp, with large folding frontispiece, two maps, and two plates. Period three-quarter leather over marbled boards, spine in six compartments between gilt-ruled bands (red leather lettering piece gilt to second compartment, others with gilt floral device), edges stained red, French blue end papers. Occasional light spotting (blanks more so), but a handsome copy, tightly bound and generally clean throughout. RIBA 1645. Lowndes 1258. Borroni 3357. Not in Pine-Coffin or Coxe. In 1812, Kelsall translated Cicero's The Last Two Pleadings . Against Caius Verres. N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, carefully preserved in archival, removable mylar sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. (Fine Editions Ltd is a member of the Independent Online Booksellers Association, and we subscribe to its codes of ethics.). .
USD 574.00 [Appr.: EURO 538.75 | CHF 523] Buchzahl BB2468

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