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A’ Dilettanti delle Bell’Arti

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

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PAPERBACK

$10.00 • £8.95 • €9.00

ISBN 9780976492566

Publication Date: 05/31/2005

Short

25 pages

8-1/2 x 10 inches

25 black and white illustrations

Houghton Library Publications

World

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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.

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