De Colonia De Arte Rhetorica 1892 Joseph de Juvency Latin poetry vellum bindingBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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De Colonia - De Arte Rhetorica, Libri Quinque, by Joseph de Juvency.
Published 1892, Turin by Hyacinth Marietti.
288 pages. Text in Latin.
Period 1/2 vellum binding, smooth spine, gilt bands, gilt title lettering on contrasting red leather label, marbled covers. Binding remains clean, tight, and sound.
Interior contents display pleasing strong age patina, largely free of age spotting but due to paper used it is uniformly well age toned and slightly brittle.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 7 1/4" H x 4 3/4" W.