8vo, 2 vols in one, pp. viii, 222, errata leaf; viii, 225, ; first titlepage waterstained with an old indelible conventual stamp and some paper abrasions, contemporary quarter calf, red and blue labels, gilt.
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Le Belle Arti.
First edition in book form, reprinted from the Giornale Enciclopedico di Napoli, with some additional material in an appendix to the second volume. The first volume is on the music and musicians of Naples, the second volume deals with Neapolitan painters up to the eighteenth century.
Not in Cicognara, Vinet, or Schlosser-Magnino. NUC locates a single copy at Cornell.
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Les arts musulmans.
First edition, published in the series Bibliothèque d’histoire de l’art.
A series of prints of Roman History, designed as ornaments for those apartments in which children receive the first rudiments of their education.
First edition. Sarah Trimmer was an educational reformer, and philanthropist, being particularly interested in the education of the poor. She was a keen advocate of the didactic use of pictures, as exemplified in the present work, which is the third in a series of six series of prints on different topics of world and biblical history, produced in collaboration with the noted publisher of cheap popular prints, John Marshall & Co. An accompanying text volume to each series was also issued. Sold in three states, pre-pasted on to board for display, sewed in marbled paper for the pocket, or bound in red leather, the present copy would seem to be the second variant, rebound on entering Parker’s library.