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    220 Issues of the Illustrated Italian Satirical Newspaper, Il Lampione

    [Illustrated Newspaper]. Il Lampione. Giornale per Tutti. Florence, 1848-1849. First editions of the first appearance of this newspaper (after ending this run, it was resurrected in the 1860's as a regularly-illustrated newspaper). A near-consecutive run, beginning with the first issue and going to issue 222, only lacking issues 11 and 220. Only a few occasional illustrations appear before issue 71; beginning with issue 71, the masthead was engraved and (usually) another engraved political cartoon appeared. Quarto. Approximately 10.5 x 8 inches. Contemporary half vellum over marbled boards. Spine perished, boards nearly detached, some leaves loose, some with ink markings, embossed stamps, leaves a bit brittle. Bookplate. Fair. From the collection of Zita Books.


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