Venezia (Venice), 1838. Full leather. Very Good +. The 1838 original printing of this memoir by the great Italian physician and researcher Valeriano-Luigi Brera. Lovely in its rich red, full leather binding, with elaborate, decorative blindstamping and gilt-rule and design at the panels. Bright gilt-lettering and intricate gilt-tooling along the spine. 3 beautiful hand-colored plates of Venice (executed by Gio. Pividor) complement the text. Octavo, all edges gilt. Clean and VG+, with light wear at the spine base, occasional foxing internally and a tiny armorial bookplate to the first blank endpaper. Brera (1772-1840) here focuses on the spas of Bad Ischl and Venice and their curative powers.
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