La vita di Torquato Tasso scritta dall'Abate Pierantonio Serassi e dal medesimo dedicata all'altezza reale di Maria Beatrice d'Este arciduchessa d'Austria.

Autore: SERASSI, Pierantonio

Tipografo: Pagliarini

Dati tipografici: Roma, 1785

Formato: in quarto

4to; early 19th century marbled boards; VIII, 614 pp. Lacking the last blank leaf. On the title-page portrait of Tasso by Luigi Cunego. With three large decorative headpieces and initials by P. Vitali. Some gatherings slightly browned, light marginal foxing on a few leaves, but a very good untrimmed copy on thick paper.
FIRST EDITION of the first significant bio-bibliography of Torquato Tasso, which was reprinted several times (a second enlarged edition appeared in Bergamo in 1790), and remained the reference work on Tasso until nowadays.
Serassi, an abbot native of Bergamo, was responsible of the edition of the ''Classici italiani'', a member of the Accademia degli Eccitati of Bergamo, and of the Arcadia under the name of 'Desippo Focense'. He died in Rome.
Catalogo unico, ITICCUTO0E�05841.

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