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    [Giacomo Brusco]. Description Des Beautés de Génes et de ses Environs. Genoa: Chez Yves Gravier, 1788. Later printing of the 1781 edition. Octavo. 268 pages. Sixteen of seventeen engraved plates called for (lacking plate opposite p. 12), most of which are folding. Contemporary mottled leather binding. Marbled endpapers. Titles and floral vignettes stamped in gilt on the spine. Moderate wear, particularly to extremities. One plate almost detached. Otherwise, very good.

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    Folding engraved plan of Genoa (17 x 12 inches) as frontispiece and sixteen of seventeen engraved plates called for (plate opposite page 12 missing), fourteen of which are folding. Small tears to some maps, plates, etc. Plate following page 34 almost detached. Internally sound and in very good condition. An attractive guide book giving historic, artistic and architectural details about Genoa.



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    September, 2011
    13th-14th Tuesday-Wednesday
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