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Stories from the Italian Poets, 2 Vols, by Leigh Hunt 1846


Stories from the Italian Poets: With Lives of the Writers. By Leigh Hunt. In Two Volumes.

Published by Chapman and Hall, London 1846. First edition set.

A good set of two blue cloth hardbacks with gilt to spine and blind stamped decoration to covers. Covers are bumped, rubbed and worn with minor soiling and a few small marks. Some fading to spines. Cloth beginning to split at hinge near head. text is good throughout. On the whole text is bright and clean with occasional spotting and some scholarly annotations in both English and Italian. Webbing occasionally showing betweem some text sections, but all still bound.

Vol 1: xviii + 417pp.
Vol. 2: 515pp.

Language: Main text in English, with some poetry in Italian.

Dimensions: each volume approximately 204mm high x 141mm wide x 34mm deep.

Unpacked weight approximately 1.21kg (set).