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Vita del proposto Lodovico Antonio Muratori

By Giovanni Francesco Soli Muratori

1756 - Venezia - G. Pasquali

9.75" by 7.75", (12), 380pp

 

DETAILS

The life of famous Italian scholar Muratori, written by his nephew. In a smart presentation binding from The Travellers Club.

Bound in quarter leather with gilt lettering and decoration.

With the bookplate of The Travellers Club to the front pastedown. With a ink stamp stating 'Withdrawn from The Travellers Club' across its face, with a second ink stamp next to the copperplate ink inscription, 'Presented by George Vivian, Esq.' on the front blank.

Giovanni Francesco Soli Muratori, 1701-1769, was the nephew of the famous historian Muratori.

The Travellers Club was founded in 1819. The intention of its founders was to provide a meeting place for gentlemen who had travelled abroad, their foreign visitors and diplomats posted in London who might enjoy the privilege of using the Club. In the 21st century the Travellers Club continues to fulfil this role. The Club has many foreign Ambassadors and High Commissioners in London among its members.

CONDITION

The binding is tight and firm. There is only mild wear to the extremities, with just mild rubbing and edge wear, prominent to the spine. Internally the pages have slight browning with the occasional spot. Overall the condition is very good.

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