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Roscoe, William, 1753–1831

The life of Lorenzo de' Medici, called the Magnificent / by William Roscoe.

Liverpool : Printed by J. M'Creery, and sold by J. Edwards, Pall- Mall, London, 1795.
Physical Description:
2 volumes : portrait; illustrations (engravings) ; 29 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DG437.9 R6 1795
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BEIN 2000 +31: Presentation inscription from the author to "Wm. Lyon Esqr." on half-title of v. 1; ms. note on free front endpaper of v. 1: E.T. Mason Feb. 1877; Bought at the Hastu-Tracy sale $3.25; Autograph of Wm. Lyon Esqr. Grays Inn on label on front pastedown of v. 1.; ms. note signed "Robert Balmamio[?]" on half-title verso of v. 1. 28 cm.
BEIN 2000 +28: Presentation inscription "to the Right Rev. Thomas Burgess ... Lord Bishop of Salisbury, president, and to the vice-presidents and Council of the Royal Society of Literature this first edition ... (of which only twenty copies were printed) is respectfully presented by the author;" bookplate: Royal Society of Literature. 30 cm.
BAC DG437.9 R6 1795: Bookplate of Frederick James Osbaldston Montagu.
Illustrations drawn and engraved by Matthew Haughton.
Volume 1: xxvi, [2], 320, 136; volume 2: [2], 312, 48, 111, [1], 11, [1] pages.
Engraved title vignette; printed marginal glosses.
Engraved illustrations at head of each chapter.
Includes 'Poesie del magnifico Lorenzo de' Medici tratta da testi a penna della liberia mediceo-laurenziana e finora inedite' with seperate title page (volume 2, pages 1-48, third count, prior to appendix).
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Hazen, A.T. Catalogue of Horace Walpole's library, no. 3703
English short title catalogue, T143366
Subject Terms:
Balmamio, Robert -- Ms. notes.
Burgess, Thomas, 1756-1837 -- Presentation inscription from W. Roscoe.
Davy, Colin, Mrs. -- Ownership.
Edwards, Mr. -- Binding.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1795.
Florence (Italy) -- History -- Early works to 1800.
Italian poetry -- Early works to 1800.
Italian poetry.
Italy -- Florence.
Kirgate, Thomas, 1734-1810 -- Ms. notes.
Liverpool (England) -- Imprints -- Specimens -- 1795.
Lyon, William -- Autograph.
Lyon, William -- Presentation inscription from W. Roscoe.
Mason, E. T. -- Autograph.
Mason, E. T. -- Ms. notes.
Medici, Lorenzo de', 1449-1492, depicted.
Medici, Lorenzo de', 1449-1492.
Medici, Lorenzo de', 1449-1492.
Montagu, Frederick James Osbaldston, 1878-1957 -- Bookplate.
Roscoe, William, 1753-1831 -- Presentation inscription to T. Burgess and the vice-presidents and council of the Royal Society of Literature.
Roscoe, William, 1753-1831 -- Presentation inscription to W. Lyon.
Roscoe, William, 1753-1831 -- Presentations inscription to H. Walpole.
Royal Society of Literature (Great Britain) -- Bookplate.
Royal Society of Literature (Great Britain) -- Presentation inscription from W. Roscoe.
Shipley, Penelope -- Presentation Inscription from P. Warren.
Stipple engraving -- Specimens -- 1795.
Walpole, Horace, 1717-1797 -- Binding.
Walpole, Horace, 1717-1797 -- Bookplate.
Walpole, Horace, 1717-1797 -- Ownership.
Walpole, Horace, 1717-1797 -- Presentations inscription from W. Roscoe.
Warren, Pelham -- Presentation inscription to P. Shipley.
Early works.
Armorial bindings (Binding)
Armorial bindings (Provenance)
Annotations (Provenance) -- 19th century.
Portrait prints.
Haughton, Matthew (Engraver), artist, printmaker.
Edwards, James, 1756-1816, bookseller.
McCreery, John, 1768-1832, printer.
Medici, Lorenzo de', 1449-1492. Poesie del magnifico Lorenzo de' Medici.
Staggemeier & Welcher, binder.

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