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The Final Italian Edition of Agostini

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The Final Italian Edition of Agostini
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Agostini, Antonio. DIALOGHI DI D. ANTONIO AGOSTINI, ARCIVESCOVO DI TARRAGONA, SOPRA LE MEDAGLIE INSCRIZZIONI, ED ALTRE ANTICHITA’, TRADOTTI DALLA LINGUA SPAGNUOLA NELL’ITALIANA DA DIONIGI OTTAVIANO SADA, E DAL MEDESIMO ACCRESCIUTI CON DIVERSE ANNOTAZIONI ISTORICHE, E NUOVAMENTE ILLUSTRATI CON MOLTE MEDAGLIE. In Roma: Per Girolamo Mainardi Stampatore Camerale, 1736. Folio [33 by 23 cm], contemporary vellum; spine lettered in gilt in decorative panel; all page edges mottled red. (24), xxx, (2), 318, (6) pages; title printed in red and black with a finely engraved vignette; woodcut initials, headpieces and tailpieces; hundreds of attractive woodcuts of coins and medals throughout the text, along with a number of other larger engravings, including a delightful engraved size chart. Vellum darkened, with covers a bit worn; very good to near fine. [Online description truncated: see printed or PDF catalogue for full description.]