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Binding: 18th century calf, gilt, some restoration to spine
Volumes in Set: 1 (two books in one binding)
Pagination:17 pp. (v.1), 109 (v.2);
Collation (if unusual): two books bound in one binding, different authors, publishers, same artist
Languages Used in Text: Italian
Provenance:Baron John Carteret of Halvnes(?) (his bookplate 1841); Audenham House, Hertfordshire (bookplate);
Remarks: First volume has nine biographies but only eight portraits. Is one missing?
Front cover partially detached..
Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts
illustrated lives of the dukes of Milan: (v.1); illustrated account of the funeral practices of ancient peoples(v.2)