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Breve Narratione Della Vita Della Beata Giovanna, Principessa Di Portogallo

By: Not Attributed

Price: $423.00

Publisher: Rome, Italy, Nella Stamp. Della R. C. A.: 1740

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 38550


engraved; [20] 206 [8] pages; Width: 5" Height: 7.25". This Italian first edition volume is bound by decorative marbled boards with the title emblazoned in gilt letters on the leather spine cover. The volume features a fine engraved portrait of the text's subject, Joanna, a 15th century princess of Portugal. The daughter of Alfonso V, Joanna was noted for her beauty and recognized for her courage and persistence in resisting attempts to force her to marry. This a... View more info