ACTON, Harold and DOUGLAS, Norman.
Title The Last of The Medici Done Into English by Harold Acton with Introduction by Norman Douglas.
Publisher Privately Printed for Subscribers by G. Orioli, Lungarno Corsini, Florence. 1930
Seller ID 30231
First edition. Limited to 365 copies only of which 350 are for sale. this being number 285. SIGNED by Douglas on last page of Introduction, page24 and SIGNED BY Acton at end of his preface on page 32. DW. Portrait frontis. Engravings. original brown cloth with gilt seal to upper bd and black morocco lettering piece. Lower edges, top of spine and small portion of spine faded. Wrapper very faded and lacks portions of spine. VG+ in VG- wrapper. Harold's translation of a lubricious 18th-century memoir of Gian Gastone de' Medici, The Last of the Medici, privately printed in Florence in 1930 as part of the Lungarno Series.
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