2 parts in 1 volume, 16mo., contemporary full leather, pp. , 162, 125, with copper-engraved portrait of Cardinal Alberoni. Small section of leather starting to detach from head of spine, binding bumped and chipped, bookplate on front endpaper, waterstain affecting bottom corner of pages from p. 105, some minor signs of worming. Text in Italian.
ROUSSET DE MISSY, Jean., Istoria del Cardinal Alberoni Dal giorno della sua Nascita fino all meta dell’anno 1720. Seconda edizione, Divisa in due Parti, & accresciuta di varie curiosita, Con aggiunta de’ Manifesti pubblicati da Sua Eminenza, E di un Carteggio citato nel primo di essi., Per Ipigeo Lucas, 1720
LEMPRIERE, John., Bibliotheca Classica; or, A Classical Dictionary, containing A Full Account of All the Proper Names Mentioned in Ancient Authors: with Tables of coins, weights, and measures, in use among the Greeks and Romans: to which is now prefixed a chronological table. Third edition, greatly enlarged., Printed for T. Cadell, junior, and W. Davies, (successors of Mr. Cadell), 1797
Biographies & Letters
Pepys, Samuel; Braybrooke, Lord Richard, Memoirs of Samuel Pepys, ESQ. F.R.S. Secretary to the Admiralty in the reigns of Charles II. and James II: Comprising his Diary from 1659 to 1669, deciphered by the Rev. John Smith, A.B of St. John’s College, Cambridge, from the original short hand Ms. in the Pepysian Library, And a selection from his Private Correspondence., Henry Colburn, 1825