Venice: Francesco Pitteri, 1763.
Second Edition. Hardcover (Vellum). Very Good Condition. Item #045242
The second Venetian edition, originally published in a single volume in 1612, rebound in early 20th century full gilt vellum by C. Smith, Soho with marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, etc.; light soiling, quite sound and attractive. Light foxing, a few minor paper flaws from inexpert opening, generally clean and bright. Each volume with a separate title with vignettte. xx, 650pp; 672pp; 548pp; 574pp; 250pp, 314pp. With the Indice delle Voci, e Locuzioni Latine at the rear of the fifth volume.
The magnum opus of the Accademici della Crusca, founded in 1583 to maintain the integrity of the Italian language - it is the oldest linguistic institution in the world. Size: Quarto (4to). 5-volume set (complete). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 3 kilos. Category: Reference; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 045242.