Place and Imprint: Parma: Nel Regel Palazzo Co' Tipi Bodoniani, 1793.
Edition: First Bodoni edition.
Bibliographical References: Brooks, Bodoni, 485; Northup 545; ESTC T71250.
Condition: Spine and edges skillfully repaired; some light foxing and small stains, mostly in the margins; very good example of a rare, untrimmed copy in original state. Enclosed in a chemise and quarter morocco slipcase.
Book ID: 28109
Physical Description4to, original plain pink wrappers, stitched as issued, remains of a small printed paper label on the spine, untrimmed.
CommentsAn attractive edition of Gray's famous Elegy with Giuseppe Torelli's Italian translation juxtaposed with the original English, preceded by a dedicatory sonnet by the printer Biambatista Bodoni to Signora Contessa Elisabetta Caterina Mosconi.