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KEY, Pierre V. R. Enrico Caruso.
Boston : 1922First edition, first printing, this copy subscribed for Marion Talley, signed by Caruso's widow Dorothy, Key, and Zirato on the limitation page, copy number 90 of 99 deluxe edition copies.
Marion Talley (1906-1983) was an American opera coloratura soprano. The present book would have reached her when, in 1922, she appeared as the lead in a production... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 132883
LA VARENNE, Francois Pierre de. The French Cook,
London : 1673Uncommon third edition in English, in strikingly clean condition, of La Varenne's seminal work which established many still-existent tenets of French cuisine. This was "the first cookery book which has any order and arrangement in its contents", the recipes sorted alphabetically within their groupings (Oxford, p. 24).
François Pierre de la Varenne... Learn More£4,500.00
Stock Code: 138832
HAMILTON, Sir William. Collection of Etruscan, Greek, and Roman Antiquities
Naples : 1766-7 [actually 1767-76]First edition of this magnificent and notably rare work, of which only 100 complete sets were produced, a publication which had an enormous influence on contemporary taste.
Sir William Hamilton (1731-1803), diplomatist and art collector, was appointed British envoy-extraordinary to the Spanish court at Naples in 1764, during that city's Golden... Learn More£160,000.00
Stock Code: 124586