Bologna: Nella Stamperia di Lelio dalla Volpe, 1758. Half vellum. Near fine. 8vo. 3 vols. xvi,272;(8),292;(8),289,(3)pp. Untrimmed. Index. Engraved frontispiece medallic portrait of Baruffaldi. Each title page with a large copper engraved vignette. Illustrated with 66 copper engraved head & tail pieces. The 3 volumes uniformly bound in early 20th century half vellum over marbled boards. Bound in at front & back of each vol. are wastepaper wrappers from another contemporary publication. A fine example of Italian 18th century book illustration. The third volume is entirely the author's long poem on the pleasures of smoking tobacco, with extensive notes. (Inventory #: 9214)
Early Printing, Travel, History of Printing, Science & Technology, Incunabula, Religion and Philosophy.
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