Auction 408 / Lot n° 2327

DE JORIO, Michele (1738-1806) - Storia del commercio e della navigazione dal principio del mondo sino a' giorni nostri. Naples: Stamperia Simoniana, 1778-1783. Rare first edition of this work by Jorio. The treatise, which remained incomplete due to the author's death, is about navigation and commerce in every different aspects: historical, political, philosophical etc. No copy can be traced at auction since 1931 (RBH). 4 volumes, 4to (228 x 170mm). Woodcut device on titles, initials and headpieces (lacking 3K4 in vol. I, occasional spotting, few small wormholes). Contemporary half vellum over boards, gilt spines (some rubbing, some wormholes to vol. I). (4)

Auction: 21 November 2017 at 15:00

Estimate 600.00 - 900.00€