TASSONI, Alessandro (1565-1635) - La Secchia Rapita. Modena: Bartolomeo Soliani, 1744. Fine copy of this illustrated edition. 4to (265 x 190mm). Half-title, title printed in black and red with vignette, figurative engraved initials and endpieces, 20 plates including author's portrait, allegorical frontispiece, genealogy, 2 folding geographical maps, the Carroccio of Modeneses, 12 full-page plates, the facsimile of Tassoni's handwriting, the Tower of Modena (light waterstaining in the second part of the volume at the inferior margin, two small wormholes until quire E, small tear in the map representing the Bay of Venice). Contemporary calf, with gilt spine and cover, gilt edges (rubbed, wormholes particularly on spine). Provenance: on front endleaf ex-libris "M. Dupleix de Bacquencourt, Intendant d'Amiens".

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