4to, pp. xvi, , 507, , with 9 photographic and printed plates, 4 folding; some browning of paper with resultant spotting, leaf edges a little fragile, initial blank leaf and half-title torn at head of gutter, else sound in near contemporary calf-backed cloth.
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First edition of a bio-bibliographical study of geographical history in Italy, published on the occasion of the second international geographical congress by the Italian geographical society. Contributors include Pietro Amat di S. Filippo, Gustavo Uzielli and Enrico Narducci. The work deals variously with Italian travellers, portolan charts and holdings of geographical texts in the main Italian libraries. Several indices are appended.
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