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, , , (ii- xxvi), 320 pp; 136 pp Appendix. Vol. II: , 4-312; BOUND With 'Poesie Del Magnifico Lorenzo de Medici, Tratte da Testi a Penna Della Libreria Mediceo-Laurenziana, E Finora Inedite, 1795, , 6-111,  pp Description of the Plates;  2-11 Index;  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.