Auction 458 / Lot n° 196

MANZONI, Alessandro (1785-1873) - I promessi sposi. Storia milanese del secolo XVII scoperta e rifatta da Alessandro Manzoni. Edizione riveduta dall'Autore. Storia della Colonna Infame inedita. Milan: Guglielmini e Redaelli, 1840. A good copy with its original "percallina" binding of the definitive edition of Promessi Sposi and the first to be illustrated; with the text of the "Colonna Infame" published for the first time. Illustrations by Francesco Gonin, Paolo e Luigi Riccardi, Massimo d'Azeglio engraved by Bernard Pollet, Sheeres and Luigi Sacchi. 8vo (280 x 185mm). Additional title and vignette on title, text within frame, 450 woodcut plates (occasional light spotting). Original "percallina" binding (rebacked preserving original spine, corners restored).

Auction: 24 September 2019 at 15:00

Estimate € 500 - 800

Sold € 950