ANNALI Della TIPOGRAFIA Volpi - Cominiana colle Notizie Intorno la Vita e Gli Studj De'Fratelli Volpi. Fortunato. Volpi Frederici, Giovanni Antonio, 1686 - 1766.

ANNALI Della TIPOGRAFIA Volpi - Cominiana colle Notizie Intorno la Vita e Gli Studj De'Fratelli Volpi.

Padova: Nel Seminario, 1809. 1st Edition. xii, 1 - 66, [4], 69 - 275, [1 (colophon)] pp. Copperplate frontis of 'Giannantonio Volpi'. T.p. copperplate vignette. Divisional t.p. with copperplate vignette. Inserted copperplate facing p. 16. 8vo. 8-1/4" x 5-1/2". Period half leather binding with marbled paper boards. Speckled edges. Usual wear to binding, with some chipping to spine crown leather. Institutional bookplate; book label of Kit Currie. Very Good. Item #42603

Volpi an Italian literary critic & Editor, who also was a professor at Padua starting in 1727. In 1717, along with his brother Gaetano, he began operating a publishing company, entrusted to the printer Joseph Comino, which produced works prized for the press and for the correctness of the texts. This volume addresses this later endeavor of Volpi's.

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