Genoa; Venice

Book title: Jerusalem delivered (Torquato Tasso), v.2

Tasso, Torquato.

Jerusalem Delivered: an Heroic Poem, translated from the Italian of Torquato Tasso, by John Hoole. London, 1797.

2 vols., full red straight-grain morocco, gilt edges, enclosed in full red morocco slip case.

Beneath the gilt fore-edges of each volume are fine detailed painting. The one on volume I is divided into three parts depicting Trojans Arch, Ancona, Tasso in Prison and the Bridge of Sighs. Volume II is divided into two parts: Genoa and Venice.

I. Hoole, John, tr. II. Title.

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