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Correspondance. by  Ferdinando GALIANI - Hardcover - 1881 - from Peter Harrington (SKU: 127731)

Correspondance.

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Correspondance.: Avec Madame d'Épinay Madame Necker, Madame Geoffrin, etc. ; Diderot, Grimm, d'Alembert, de Sartine, d'Holbach, etc. : entièrement rétablié d'après les autographes ; augmentée de tous les passages suprimés et d'un grand nombre de lettres inédites /

by GALIANI, Ferdinando

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Paris: C. Lévy,, 1881. 2 volumes, octavo (211 x 131 mm). Contemporary half vellum, brown morocco labels to spine, brown paper sides. Portrait frontispiece with tissue-guard. Library shelf marks to spine, endpapers and title pages. Lightly rubbed, chip to head of rear joint of vol. I, foxed, some page corners lightly creased. A very good set. The second published collection of Galiani's collected correspondence, following the first published in 1818, with this edition including extensive new material. No other edition followed for another century. Galiani, a leading figure of the Italian enlightenment, was in correspondence with many of his French contemporaries, with his letters displaying great literary merit.

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Peter Harrington GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
127731
Title
Correspondance.
Author
GALIANI, Ferdinando
Book condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Paris: C. Lévy,
Date published
1881
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About Peter Harrington

Since its establishment, Peter Harrington has specialised in sourcing, selling and buying the finest quality original first editions, signed, rare and antiquarian books, fine bindings and library sets. Peter Harrington first began selling rare books from the Chelsea Antiques Market on London's King's Road. For the past twenty years the business has been run by Pom Harrington, Peter's son.

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octavo
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing...[more]
morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...[more]
vellum
Vellum is a sheet of specialty prepared skin of lamb, calf, or goat kid used for binding a book or for printing and writing. ...[more]
foxed
Foxing is the age related browning, or brown-yellowish spots, that can occur to book paper over time. When this aging process...[more]
New
A new book is a book previously not circulated to a buyer. Although a new book is typically free of any faults or defects,...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
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