Elogio sacro del Beato Amedeo IX duca di Savoia. Turin: Giuseppe Favale, 1823
4to (283 x 210mm.), large paper copy, contemporary straight-grained green morocco tooled in gilt and blind with crowned monogram CM and arms of Carlo Alberto (1798-1849), king of Sardinia on lower cover, gilt edges
A French-style binding from the workshop of the royal archives in Turin (Bottega dei Regi Archivi; see Malaguzzi, De libris compactis, 2013, plate 110). ICCU lists just two copies of this work, both in Turin.
Ferdinando di Savoia, duke of Genoa, bookplate
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