Requires Photography

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

Catalogue Raisonné

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.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with numerous etchings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(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.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund