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Title: Saggio di Traduzione su l'Ottava Satira Giovenale e su la seconde di Persio alla Toscana favella recate in versi liberi con note.
Description: Parma, Dalla Stamperia Reale [Bodoni], 1784. FIRST EDITION. Small 4to, 204 x 141 mms., pp. [vi] vii - xxiii [xxiv blank], 60, later marbled boards; a very good copy. This translation into Italian of Juvenal's eighth satire and Perseus's second satire is dedicated to the Marchesa Margherita Isimbardi Croce. The an Italian typographer, type-designer, compositor, printer and publisher Giambattista Bodoni (1740 - 1813) moved from Rome to Parma in 1768, where most of his greatest printing work was carried out. The present volume is a fine example of the printer's craft. Brooks, "Bibliografia compendiosa di edizioni Bodoniane" (Firenze 1927), 276.

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Price: GBP 165.00 = appr. US$ 235.62 Seller: John Price Antiquarian Books
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