Milano, V. Guglielmini, 1846. Large8vo. Bound in a very fine cont. full green calf. Raised bands, richly gilt back, gilt borders on covers and covers with rich ornamental blindtooling. Inner gilt dentelles. All edges gilt. The binding is surely made for the author to be presented as a gift with a leaf withbound on which there is a 6 line dedication to "All' Illustrmo Signr Barone di Tomasani di Lanzeto etc. etc...offre ed umilia G. Conte Lochis de Castelli St. Nazaro." Engraved title with coat of arms. Chromolithographed leaf with dedication to La Contessa Maria de Borromei. 222,(2) pp. + errata-leaf in 2 states. Binding with minor shelfmarks.