8vo., contemporary quarter leather with gilt-lettered leather label to spine, pp. 85. Good reprint of this comedy which first appeared in 1603. Spine worn and chipped with some loss to label, internal splitting to spine, title page stained, browning to page edges throughout; otherwise good.
MARIANI, Francesco., Le nozze di Maca: commedia rusticale di Francesco Mariani, parroco di Marciano., Dalla Societa Tipografica de Classici Italiani, 1812
An Essay on the Art of Ingeniously Tormenting; with Proper Rules for the Excercise of that Pleasant Art. Humbly addressed; In the first part, To the Master, Husband etc. In the Second Part, To the Wife, Friend etc. With some General Instructions for Plaguing all your Acquaintance.