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Vite e ritratti di illustri Italiani.


Related Names: Bossi, Giuseppe. , Longhi, Giuseppe 1766-1831.
Language(s): Italian
Published: Padova : Tipografia Bettoni, 1812-1820.
Subjects: Italy > Italy / Biography.
Note: Giuseppe Longhi drew or engraved 26 of the 60 ports., as well as the port. of Eugenio Bonaparte. Giuseppe Bossi was responsible for 11 of the ports.
"Indice generale delle vite e ritratti d'illustri Italiani nell'ordine con cui furono pubblicati"--Final leaf of v. 2. Lists draughtsmen and engravers of the ports., and authors of the biographies.
Although the imprint date on the t.p. of v. 1 is 1812, the added t.p. preceding the first of the biographies has a date of 1820, like v. 2.
The 60 biographies are each accompanied by a port. In addition, there are 2 frontispieces (a view of the Pantheon and a port. of Eugenio Bonaparte), as well as 7 leaves of Napoleonic medals following the 7-page "Descrizione delle medaglie dettata da G. Cattaneo."
Physical Description: 2 v. (unpaged) : ill. (engravings), ports. ; 33 cm.
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