8vo., rebound in contemporary green leather with gilt to spine, pp. , 560, with 5 of 6 steel-engraved plates, including religio-propagandistic frontispiece promoting ‘Unite de l’Italie’. Lacks one plate. Binding bumped and worn in places, pages foxed. A fair copy due to lack on one plate; otherwise the condition is good. A rare second edition of Vimercati’s very popular history of Italy which he wrote with a pro-Unification agenda. Text in French.
VIMERCATI, Cesar; HERTZ, Charles (intro.)., Histoire de l’Italie en 1848-49. Illustree de six gravures sur acier dessinees et executees par MM. H. de Monaut et G. de Montaut. Deuxieme edition precedee d’une preface par Charles Hertz., Imprimerie d’Adolphe Blondeau, 1854
Willyams, Cooper, A Voyage Up The Mediterranean in His Majesty’s Ship The Swiftsure. One of The Squadron Under The Command of Rear – Admiral Baron Nelson of The Nile, And Duke of Bronte in Sicily, With A Description of The Battle of The Nile On The First of August 1798, J White 1802