Venezia: Pasquali, 1755. Small quarto. Quarter vellum with dark orange decorative title label gilt to spine.
1f. (half-title), 1f. (title), [iii] ("A' Cortesi Leggitori L'Editore"), [i] (fine large woodcut device) + 1,016 columns (= 508 pp.), including the supplement (columns 837-946), additions and corrections (947-950), and an index of authors (951-1016).
With a fine woodcut device to title and occasional woodcut head- and tailpieces.
A very good, wide-margined, uncut copy, with only occasional minor foxing and staining.
Cortot, p. 4. Hirsch I, appendix 2. Wolffheim II, 908. Gregory-Bartlett I, 12. RISM BVI, p. 81.
An important early bibliography of plays, operas, and ballets to 1755, "revised and continued by Giovanni Cendoni, Apostolo Zeno and others." Gregory-Bartlett I, p. 12. Item #21115
Price: $900.00 other currencies