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Turin guidebook. PAROLETTI. Turin a la portee de l'etranger.

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Turin guidebook. PAROLETTI. Turin a la portee de l'etranger.
 PAROLETTI, Modesto. Turin a la portee de l'etranger ou description des palais, edifices et monumens de science et d'art qui se trouvent dans cette ville et ses environs, avec indication de ses agrandissemens et embellissemens, et de tout ce qui interesse la curiosite des voyageurs, par Modeste Paroletti. Ouvrage orne de gravures et du plan de la ville Frères Reycend, 1826.

8vo, 175x95 mm; quarter leather binding, gilt titles and ornaments on the spine. pp. XVI, 352. A large colored city plant folded and 18 beautiful views out text in copper, 14 of squares and artistic places in Turin, and four of Moncalieri, Rivoli, Stupinigi and Racconigi. Fresh specimen at full margins.

Condition Report

An important and rare example of the first "modern" guide in Turin, complete with beautiful engravings. Peyrot, Turin for centuries, 328. Cat. Collez. Simeon, G11. Bovolato, Archives, p. 310.
wed 22 April 2020
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