3 books combined in a single volume (all from same publisher, La taliclea and L’ambasciatore invidiato published in 1654, Il principe hermafrodito in 1656), 12mo., contemporary full leather binding with gilt ornamentation and gilt-on-red-leather labeling to spine which is divided into six compartments, page edges painted red, marbled endpapers, pp. 432; 48; 95, with wood-engraved printer’s colophon to each title page. Rare miscellanies by Pallavicino, a scandalized Italian satirist all of whose publications were put on the Index of Prohibited Books. Some cracking to joints, minimal worming to inner margins (no loss of text); otherwise tight, bright copies. Text in Italian.
PALLAVICINO, Ferrante., 1. La taliclea. Libri quattro. 2. L’ambasciatore invidiato. 3. Il principe hermafrodito. [3 books combined in 1 volume.], Appresso il Turrini, 1654
SKU: 034410 Categories: Fiction, Italian, Literature Tags: humor, humour, Index Libroum Prohibitorum, Index of Prohibited Books, Italian Literature, Pallavicino, satire, seventeenth century