LOT 431
SOLD €320,00

[Bodoni printing] The castle of Otranto, a gothic story.

Translated by William Marhal, Gent. from the original Italian of Onuphrio Muralto [= Horace Walpole]. The sixth edition. Parma, printed by Bodoni, for J. Edwards, 1791, (4),XXXII,245 p., with engraved view of the castle, bound in fine 19th-century gilt morocco, all edges gilt, 4to.

Lacks the half title. Some foxing, esp. at beginning and end; spine faded. With antiquarian label of Menno Herzberger to inside front board. Finely bound copy on large paper of this exceptionally tight Bodoni edition.

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