Epithalamia exoticis linguis reddita
Author Giambattista Bodoni (Italian, 1740–1813), Author Carlo Castone della Torre di Rezzonico (Italian, 1742–1796), Etched by Benigno Bossi (Italian, 1727–1792), Etched by Domenico Cagnoni (Italian, 18th century), Etched by Giovanni Volpato (Italian, 1740–1803), Etched by Giuseppe Patrini (Italian, 1711–1786), Etched by Ludwig Sommerau (German, 1756–1786), Etched by Simon François Ravenet, the Younger (French, 1748–after 1814), After Evangelista Ferrari (Italian, died in 1779), After Domenico Muzzi (Italian, 1742–1812)
Place of Publication: Parma, Italy
Brooks, Compendiosa bibliografia di edizioni Bodoniane, 70
Overall: 48 x 34.2 x 4.2 cm (18 7/8 x 13 7/16 x 1 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with numerous etchings
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(Parma: Ex Regio Typographeo, 1775) Folio; 125 leaves; contemporary gilt-stamped red calf.
Numerous decorative vignettes; examples of exotic types.
Parma: Ex Regio Typographeo, 1775
Prince Galitzin; unidentified armorial bookplate with motto "Terram opes patriae sibi nomen"; Russian library stamp; Philip Hofer, Cambridge (1898-1984); Harvard College Library, from whom purchased by MFA, February 13, 1941.
William A. Sargent Fund