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    234 Issues of the Illustrated Italian Satirical Newsaper, Il Don Pirlone

    [Illustrated Newspaper]. Il Don Pirlone. Giornale di Caricature Politiche. Rome, 1848-1849. First editions of this newspaper, issued every few days. Consecutive run of issue #1 to issue #234. Extensively illustrated with caricatures. Large quarto. Approximately 12.75 x 9.25 inches. Bound in contemporary half brown morocco (morocco cornerpieces have been removed) over marbled boards, spine tooled and lettered in gilt in compartments. Binding quite worn, front hinge broken, First few issues loose, bookplate. Still, a good collection of this satirical newspaper, with an amusing look at contemporary life in Rome. From the collection of Zita Books.


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