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GARIBALDI and the Making of Italy. 3 vols. [with Garibaldi´s Defence of the Roman Republic, Garibaldi and the Thousand) 1907-1912

By: George Macaulay Trevelyan

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, Longman´s: 1907, 1909, 1912

Edition: Mixed set

Seller ID: vl190723d

Condition: Good


Complete set of Trevelyan´s “Garibaldi”, published in three separate volumes between 1907-1912. 8vo. Mixed Impressions, with 3 frontispieces, 114 plates, 9 maps in the text and 7 folding maps in color. Marbled boards and all page edges gilt. The set comprises: 1. Garibaldi's Defence of the Roman Republic 1848-9 (1907); 2. Garibaldi and the Thousand May 1860, (1911); 3. Garibaldi and the Making of Italy June-November 1860 (1912). Condition: Good. Internally clean and tight overall. Covers have moderate wear and staining/spotting. Vol I is a first edition; occasional foxing, but lightl... View more info

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Giornale dell'eruzione dell'Etna avvenuta alli 27 maggio 1819 [Journal of the eruption of Mt Etna, May 27, 1819]

By: Mario Gemmellaro

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Catania: Dall Stampria dei Regi Studi: 1819

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: k200301d

Condition: Good


1st ed., 12mo, stitched wrappers. 30 pp. plus three folding plates depicting the phases of Etna eruption, after Mario Gemmellaro and engraved by Antonio Zacco. Gemmellaro “was a local naturalist who had long been studying the volcano; he and his brother Carlo had even built a refuge at the foot of the summit cone, to which they regularly took the more energetic of visiting savants” (M.J.S. Rudwick, World before Adam, pp. 98-99). Scarce -- only two copies of this first edition in OCLC. ##### Condition: Very good. Appears to be disbound, but all bibliographic references refer to the ide... View more info