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The Villa Farnesina in Rome (Marabilia Italiae)
Modena: Franco Cosimo Panini, 2003. 230 pages in text volume; 291 pages in plate volume. Housed in beautiful cloth covered box with silk ribbon. Text volume is in Italian. Plate volume has text and plate descriptions in Italian and English. ISBN: 9788882900083.
First edition (first printing). Near fine copies in black coth covers with bright gold lettering and illustrations. Blindstamp of prior owner on last page in text volume. Housed in near fine cloth covered slipcase with very slight surface wear.Book ID: 262756More details Price: $400.00
Proverbi siciliani [4 volumes]
Palermo: Edizioni "Il Vespro", 1978. Original subtitle: "Raccolti e confrontati con quelli degli altri dialetti d'Italia." In the series, Biblioteca delle tradizioni popolari siciliane. ccxxxix, 356; 411; 452; 389 pages. A reduced-size facimile of the 1880 edition (4-3/4 by 6-3/4 inches). The classic collection of Sicilian proverbs, organized by subject. ISBN: 281AIB1038958.
All volumes fine in wrappers (paperbacks), with near fine to fine dust jackets.Book ID: 196121More details Price: $150.00
Venetian Life (In two volumes)
First Edition Thus
Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company / The Riverside Press, 1892. Volume I: 279 pages. Volume II: 287 pages. With a new preface by the author. Illustrated from watercolors, color plates opposite captioned tissue guards. Also issued in a limited edition of 250 numbered sets bound in vellum. One of the earliest works by the prolific American writer. Howells' observations of life and commerce in Venice, Italy during his time as consul beginning in 1861 and the age of twenty-four. First published in 1866 by N. Trubner & Co., London. BAL 9664. ISBN: B07VYJFJQL.
First trade edition with new preface. Two volumes. White cloth stamped in gilt with gold top edge, each bound with a red silk bookmarker. Edges a bit worn with cloth starting to fray at spine foot. Front, top hinges starting in both volumes. Very good in the publisher's heavy gold-brown dust jacket, lightly chipped at the spine ends, and a creased snag with short tide mark on Volume II jacket.Book ID: 245060More details Price: $100.00
Modi di dire proverbiali e motti popolari italiani spiegati e commentati
Roma: Tipografia Tiberina, 1875. vii, 627,  pages. 1227 Italian proverbs explained. ISBN: 281AIB1032348.
First edition (first printing). Bound in blue cloth (no title on spine) and marbled-paper-covered boards. Original wrappers lined with paper and bound in (front cover missing one corner, just affecting the title text). Clean and unopened pages.Book ID: 145394More details Price: $93.75
Vocabolarietto anconitano-italiano: Voci, locuzioni e proverbi, piu comunemente in uso nella provicia di Ancona, con a confronto i corrispondenti in italiano
Geneve: Leo S. Olschki, 1929. xix, 188 pages. A dictionary of words used in the Ancona region, on the Adriatic sea, and their standard Italian equivalents. Published as Biblioteca dell' archivum romanicum, serie II (Linguistica), vol. XV. Uncommon. ISBN: 281AIB1032349.
First edition (first printing). Very good in wrappers (paperback). Some wear to outer edges.Book ID: 145393More details Price: $62.50
Proverbi frasi e modi proverbiali del ravennate
Imola: Cooper. Tip. Editr. Paolo Galeati, 1922. 281 pages. Proverbs and maxims from Ravenna, Italy, in the Romagnol dialect, with Italian translations and explanations. ISBN: 281AIB1032350.
First edition (first printing). Very good in wrappers (paperback). Some loss at base of spine, else very good in wrappers (paperback). Signed, apparently, by the author along the top edge: "Omaggio dell' autore."Book ID: 145392More details Price: $50.00
Radeche vecchie: Proverbi motti frasi indovinelli dialettali credenze e giochi popolari tarantini
Taranto: Stab. Tip. F.lli Ruggieri, 1935. 219 pages plus table of contents and errata. A collection of proverbs, riddles, and slang phrases of Taranto, in south Italy. Posthumously published. ISBN: 281AIB1032238.
First edition (first printing). A near fine copy in wrappers (paperback). Signed by the brother of the compiler. Bookplate of noted proverb collector, Victor de Guinzbourg.Book ID: 145151More details Price: $50.00
Mostra storica della laguna veneta
Venice: (Stamperia di Venezia), 1970. 303 pages, plus ca. 150 plates, many in color. 8-1/4 by 9-1/2 inches. A collection of papers on Venetian history--a number of which are widely cited--published in conjunction with an exhibition. ISBN: B007XRUCMY.
First edition (first printing). Very good in wrappers (paperback) in a very good dust jacket. A large, heavy book.Book ID: 76963
1930. ISBN: 281AIB1014486.
Very GoodBook ID: 67211
Proverbi genovesi con i corrispondenti in latino ed in diversi dialetti d'Italia
Genova (Genoa, Italy): Presso Gerolamo Filippo Garbarino Editore LIbraio, 1869. 208 pages. A collection of proverbs and sayings in the dialect of Genoa with corresponding versions in other regional dialects and Latin. ISBN: 281AIB1038839.
First edition (first printing). In a modern plain pebbled cloth binding. Original front and rear wrappers bound in.Book ID: 195259
Storia del Maggio musicale fiorentino: Dalla nascita della «Stabile orchestrale fiorentina» (1928) al festival del 1993
(Lucca): Libreria Musicale Italiana, 1994. 441 pages. Series: Hermes Musica e Spettacolo nel Novecento, Ricerche e Testimonianze 5. ISBN: 9788870961263.
Near FineBook ID: 94324More details Price: $20.00
The Golden Ring: The Anglo-Florentines, 1847-1862
London: Longmans, Green and Co, (1956). 221 pages. Translated from the Italian. ISBN: B0007IWC24.
First English edition (first printing). A very good copy in a very good dust jacket. Former owner's sticker on front pastedown.Book ID: 216614More details Price: $15.00
Jonathan Cape, 1928. ISBN: B000NWT0D8.
Very GoodBook ID: 79854More details Price: $10.00
Venice: A New History
Penguin Books, 2013. ISBN: 9780147509802.
Very GoodBook ID: 212713More details Price: $8.98
The Lady in the Palazzo: At Home in Umbria
Algonquin Books, 2006. ISBN: 9781565124738.
Very GoodBook ID: 71979More details Price: $7.48
Marlboro Pr, 1994. ISBN: 9780910395854.
Very GoodBook ID: 71980More details Price: $7.48
Tilt: A Skewed History of the Tower of Pisa
Penguin Books, 2004. ISBN: 9780143034506.
Very GoodBook ID: 71985More details Price: $7.00