Les Ragionamenti (2 Volumes)
28.5cm x 21cm. 251, 323 pages, 8 hand coloured lithographs, 2 volumes. Wrappers, illustrated jackets, textured paper covered folders, slipcases. Text is in French.
Also called Sei Giornate, this twentieth century translation of 16th century Italian poet, Pietro Aretino’s pair of Renaissance dialogues is illustrated with hand coloured lithograph nudes and small drawings by Edouard Chimot, known for his book illustration. Numbered edition of 1,000 copies, of which this is number 127. This copy specially printed for Dr. W. Baelde.
Books are in Fine Condition, loose unopened sheets as issued. Volume 1 slipcase splitting at fore-edge corners, all corners of both slipcases rubbed, tanning to textured paper covers. Near Fine Condition.
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