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A’ Dilettanti delle Bell’Arti

A’ Dilettanti delle Bell’Arti

A Decorated Alphabet Engraved by Giovanni Battista Betti, Florence, 1785

Eleanor Garvey

ISBN 9780976492566

Publication date: 05/31/2005

This facsimile edition features Giovanni Battista Betti’s elaborate title page, identifying the figures to follow, and twenty-four leaves of plates, each with a different letter of the alphabet, all reproduced at original size.


  • Eleanor Garvey is a former Curator of Printing and Graphic Arts at the Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Book Details

  • 25 pages
  • 8-1/2 x 10 inches
  • Houghton Library of the Harvard College Library

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