Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott and Co., 1860.
Hardcover. 7 5/8" X 5 1/8". xii, 529pp, plus ads. Pale green embossed cloth over boards. Binding copy, with text block attached only at rear board, large and significant tears to cloth over spine and at corners, heavy sunning, bumping, and soiling. Dampstains to endpapers. Text block is uneven. Pages are foxed throughout. A very admittedly worn, but complete 1860 printing of this translation of this historical novel a la Walter Scott of the last days of the Florentine Republic by Piedmontese-Italian statesman, novelist, painter, and Prime Minister of Sardinia Massimo D'Azeglio. Poor. Item #3785