Moneti, Francesco. La Cortona convertita.

Amsterdam, Ernesto Fraymann, 1790.

8vo. Title engraving, VIII, 350 pp. With engraved portrait of the author. Contemporary boards with ms. title to spine.


Eight satirical poems by Moneti (1635-1712) in the Cortona dialect. Bookplates of the writer Conte Francesco Maria Riccardi de Vernaccia (*1794), the lawyer Gustavo Camillo Galletti, 1805-68), and Baron Horace von Landau (1824-1903), one of the most famous private collectors of the late 19th century (cf. H. P. Kraus, A rare book saga. NY 1978, p. 339).

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