Ricciardetto

[Forteguerri (Niccolò)]

Ricciardetto

di Nicolo Carteromaco.

Description: 3 vols., each vol. with an engraved title, and vol. i with an engraved portrait frontispiece, pp. lix (includes the engravings), 355; [ii], 406; [ii], 355, 12mo, contemporary (French or Italian) green morocco, roll tooled borders on sides, spines gilt in compartments and with twin red lettering pieces, gilt edges, very good, presentation inscription to an Italian princess in vol. i

Publication Details: London [i.e. Paris]: Prault, 1767

Notes: An attractive set of this satirical poem, first published - posthumously, at the author's request - in Venice in 1738, and promptly placed on the Index. The Ricciardetto had some influence on Byron in the writing of Beppo.

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Price: £600

Subject: Literature

Published Date: 1767

Stock Number: 61003

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