Fury Orlando Furioso 1777 Ludovico Ariosto Italian Epic Knights Charlemagne 4volBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Orlando Furioso, by Ludovico Ariosto.
Published 1777, Paris by Delalain.
4 volumes. 357, 444, 441, 462 pages. Text in Italian. Engraved portrait of author frontis to vol. 1 plus one other full page copper engraved plate by Aveline, engraved title pages to each volume, and plates.
(Likely) early 19th century 1/4 leather bindings, smooth spines with gilt bands and title lettering, paper covered boards.
Bindings remain clean, tight, and sound. Interior contents display a pleasing age patina, largely free of age spotting.
Set remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf, contents fresh, clean and tight. 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. 6" H x 3 1/2" W.