- Firenze: Biblioteca Palatina, 1853-1869.
- modern cloth binding, leather spine labels, uncut edges
- xx, 741+(1); xii, 904 with four pages of plates and facsimiles; xxiv, 716, (2), 42 pages
Price: $450.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 75821
First edition. An annotated catalogue of the manuscripts included in the Biblioteca Palatina in Florence, the catalogue includes excerpts and entries on works of philosophy, religion, and literature from the collection of manuscripts assembled by Ferdinand III of Lorrain. In 1861, the Biblioteca Palatina was merged with the Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Firenze, where the Palatino collection is now housed and which is one of the libraries most important antiquarian collections. Of special note is the section on Dante Alighieri which begins with an engraving of the author. Light foxing throughout. Bookplate on front pastedown indicates that this book came from the reference library and stock of H. P. Kraus. A commemorative booklabel which indicates that this set came from the reference library of H.P. Kraus and purchased by Oak Knoll Books at the auction sale is loosely inserted.