The Life of Lorenzo de' Medici, Called the Magnificent (2 volumes). William Roscoe.
The Life of Lorenzo de' Medici, Called the Magnificent (2 volumes)

The Life of Lorenzo de' Medici, Called the Magnificent (2 volumes)

London: Printed by J. M'Creery and Sold by J. Edwards, 1795. First Edition. Leather bound. Two volumes. Vol.I: Frontispiece engraved portrait with tissue guard, [2], [1], (ii- xxvi), 320 pp; 136 pp Appendix. Vol. II: [3], 4-312; BOUND With 'Poesie Del Magnifico Lorenzo de Medici, Tratte da Testi a Penna Della Libreria Mediceo-Laurenziana, E Finora Inedite, 1795, [5], 6-111, [1] pp Description of the Plates; [1] 2-11 Index; [1] pp Errata. Engravings by Matthew Houghton (1768-1821), with tissue guards. Contemporary black morocco with gilt ruling, decoration & lettering; AEG; gilt decoration along board edges; gilt dentelles; marbled endpapers; silk ribbon markers. A near fine set with minor wear to extremities; light shelf wear; wear to spine ends. Item #17890

A lovely set of Roscoe's classic biography about Lorenzo de'Medici which earned him a reputation among his contemporary historians and which has been translated into several languages.

Price: $1,200.00

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