12mo., contemporary leather binding with gilt ornamentation and labeling to spine, marbled endpapers, pp. 128. First edition of this collection of humorous epitaphs, a kind of ‘Italian Spoon River’ of the seventeenth century. Some chipping to head of spine, worming to spine (not affecting pages), nineteenth/early-twentieth-century shelfmark sticker to heel, pages slightly browned; otherwise tight and very good. Text in Italian.
LOREDANO, Giovanni Francesco; MICHIELE, Pietro, Il cimiterio. Epitafij Giocosi., s.n., 1645
SKU: 034406 Categories: Italian, Literature, Poetry Tags: Antiquarian, Cimiterio, death, epitaffi, epitaph, funeral, humour, Italy, Loredano, seventeenth century, Spoon River