8vo. xi, 212pp. Illustrated with 6 woodcut engravings by C. S. Ricketts. This edition was limited to 100 copies. Bound in publisher’s full vellum, with gilt decorations to the front board and spine. In modern green cloth slipcase. Previous owners bookplates on pastedown. Otherwise the book is in exquisite condition. The gilt and vellum have both been wonderfully preserved. Contents are bright, clean and complete.
Poems Dramatic and Lyrical
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.
MELCHIORRI, Giuseppe., Guida metodica di Roma e suoi contorni. Opera arricchita di 4 tavole grandi e di 40 tavole incise in rame, rappresentanti i principali monumenti della citta’, compilata con nuovo metodo, ed in questa seconda edizione italiana, aumentata, e corretta dal Marchese Giuseppe Melchiorri romano., Si vende nella Tipografia Puccinelli, 1840