Padova Padua Italia Italy 1765 rare 3 vol set books Valsecchi Religione opusBrian DiMambro- Antique & Vintage Maps, Prints, Books & Gold Coins
Rare mid-18th century 3 vol. Italian set, issued Padua Italy. Found here in very early (likely original) marbled paper soft-cover temporary bindings from the publisher, never rebound in leather or vellum as typical for books of this era. Assortment of vignette woodcuts and chapter heading initials throughout.
Dei Fondamenti del la Religione e dei Fonti Dell' Empieta Libri Tre di Fr. Antonino Valsecchi, vol. 1-3.
1765, Padova, Italia. nella Stamperia del Seminario- Apresso G. Manfre.
Overall sound condition, text blocks untrimmed, still sewn and tight, original paper covers with blanks still present at front and rear of each volume. Bindings rubbed, early paper spine labels, small old institutional church library stamps, some damp staining in vol. 3, but entirely unsophisticated and scarce thus.
Books measure: 10 1/4" H X 7 5/8" W.
Set along the shelf measures: 3 3/4".