- Florence: Leo S. Olschki Editore, 1956.
- small 8vo.
- sewn stiff paper wrappers, dust jacket.
- xi, 208, (4) pages, with 8 additional pages of plates.
Price: $25.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 51298
Difficult early years of the Biblioteca Nazionale, from the idea of a national library in the decade following unification, the organization of monastic holdings into the "Vittorio Emanuele" and subsequent mismanagement thereof, to the official Inquest of 1880-81 and its aftermath. Partially unopened. Dust jacket soiled, chipped.