London: Smith Elder & Co, 1886. "A New Edition". This photographically illustrated edition not [specifically] listed by Baker & Ross. vii, , 535,  pp. Illustrated with 20 tipped-in photographs depicting the Italian countryside. 12mo. 7-1/8" x 4-5/8". Period faux-vellum binding with gilt & red stamping, marbled eps, red edgestain, beveled edges. Square & tight. Minor wear & soiling. Armorial bookplate of Helen Beach Tyler [b. 1849]. A VG+ copy. Item #29797
A historical novel, set in Florence at the end of the 15th century. An interesting footnote for this particular copy: at the bottom of the front paste-down is a bookseller ticket, "George A. Cole / English Bookseller & Stationer / ... Florence"