Le Rime by PETRARCA, Francesco 1304-74

Le Rime by PETRARCA, Francesco 1304-74 < >
Pickering’s Diamond Classics

Le Rime

London : C. Corrall for G. Pickering 31 Lincoln’s Inn Fields 1823 -22. 85x45mm, eng. port., engraved title, title-page, dedication leaf, 237, [11] pp, uncut and partially unopened, publisher’s dark magenta cloth, worn paper label on spine, a variant of that on the other copy. [see Porter 221].
One of the series usually known as Pickering’s Diamond Classics, although as indicated by his advertisements, the publisher referred to them as “Miniature Classics”. They are some of the earliest books to have publisher’s bindings of cloth.
Bondy p.86 et seq. Spielmann 407 Porter 219

Stock No: HMF1684
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