1843 · Brusselle
by Manzoni, Alessandro
Brusselle: Meline, Cans e Compagnia, 1843. Hardcover. Octavos, 2 volumes; VG; bound in contemporary full black calf, gilt to boards and paneled spine; all edges gilt; marbled endpapers; mild rubbing and wear, primarily to extremities and hinges; small bookseller stickers to verso of ffeps; title vignettes; mild staining to edges of first and last gatherings of volume 1; shelved case 9. Scarce printing, COPAC lists 4 sets, KVK lists 2, ICCU lists none.;
The Betrothed is an Italian historical novel by Alessandro Manzoni, first published in 1827, in three volumes, and significantly revised and rewritten until the definitive version published between 1840 and 1842. It has been called the most famous and widely read novel in the Italian language. [wikipedia]. 1331659. Shelved Dupont Bookstore.
(Inventory #: 1331659)