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Bersano Begey (Marina), 1907-1992; Dondi (Giuseppe), 1921-1992

Le Cinquecentine piemontesi

Turin, Tipografia Torinese Editrice, 1966
Three volumes (32 cm), I: 549 (3) pp. II: 529 (3) pp. III: 574 (2) pp. Uniform publisher’s cloth bindings, dust jacket (volume I only). - A catalogue of books with Piedmontese imprints, 1501-1600: Turin (vol. I); Alessandria, Asti, Biella, Borgolavezzaro, Carmagnola, Casale, Chivasso, Cuneo, Ivrea, Mondovì (vol. II); Nizza Monferrato, Novara, Novi Ligure, Saluzzo, Savigliano, Tortona, Trino, Varallo, Vercelli (vol. III). The contents of 42 Piedmontese libraries have been examined, besides occasional recourse to others, Italian and foreign, and the private collection of Count Andrea Bocca (who paid for the printing); about 1550 editions are described. Copy 450 of 990 printed “su carta uso mano di Fabriano” (another 10 copies produced “su carta Ingres di Fabriano”). ¶ Superior copy in new condition.
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