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Gani (Michela); Milano (Alberto), 1947-2016, introduction

Carte decorate

Modena, Franco Cosimo Panini Editore S.p.A., 1993
(30 cm), 154 (2) pp., illustrations (some in colour). Publisher’s pictorial wrappers. - Catalogue of the collection of decorative papers in the Museo Civico di storia e arte medievale e moderna, Modena. Includes 476 descriptive entries, an introduction by the author, and an essay “Aspetti della fabbricazione e della destinazione delle carte decorate in Italia durante i secoli XVIII e XIX” by Alberto Milano. “Most of the items were donated to the Museum at the end of the last century by Count Luigi Alberto Gandini and all have been detached from the books that originally contained them” (Neil Harris, in The Library, sixth series, volume 19, 1997, p.100). ¶ Very good, unmarked copy.
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