Il Corrispondente triestino ovvero lettere istruttive per la gioventù bramosa di applicarsi al commercio composte da un negoziante.

Venice, Silvestro Gnoato, 1805.

8vo, pp. 162, [1] contents, [1] blank; light waterstain to the lower edge, and occasional spotting; a good copy, uncut and unopened in the original plain wrappers, spine a little worn, early stamp (‘doppio’) to the front cover.


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Very rare. We are able to trace an edition published in Amsterdam in 1794, and one in modern Greek and Italian printed by the Mechitarists in Triest in 1800.

Not found in any bibliography or collection catalogue consulted; NUC locates one copy of the Treist edition at Harvard; KvK lists one copy of the same edition in the Staatsbibliothek in Berlin (‘Kriegsverlust moeglich’), and one copy of the Amsterdam edition in Augsburg; COPAC lists one copy of the Triest edition in the British Library; not in ICCU or OCLC.

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