Orlando Furioso 1785 Venice Zatta Lodovico Ariosto 5 vol. set w/ engravingsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Orlando Furioso di m. Londovico Ariosto, Vol. 1-5.
1785, Venice, Presso Antonio Zatta e figli.
Old marbled paper covered boards, paper spines with old paper title labels hand lettered. Bindings in poor condition, chipped, stained, rubbed, most text blocks still sound & tightly sewn as issued, some light old dampstaining in places, etc.
Rare complete five volume 18th century Italian set. Originally issued as part of a larger set of classic italian writers, this work forming a complete work unto itself.
Illustrated throughout with a large assortment of c.30+ charming small in-text copper engravings, placed throughout the volumes as chapter headings.
Tallest book measures: 6 1/2" H X 4" W.
Set along the shelf measures: 6 1/2".