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[Giovanni Battista Niccolini]. Nabucco. 1820. First edition.

Nabucco

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[Giovanni Battista Niccolini]. Nabucco. Tragedia in cinque atti. London (likely Florence): 1820. Spurious imprint edition, printed on paper watermarked Fibreno 1818; initially published in 1815. Octavo (8.25 x 5.25 inches; 210 x 135 mm.). 108 pages. Contemporary cord binding, lacking boards and backstrip, with slightly later paper wrappers with old manuscript writing (tattered); all edges of the text block untrimmed. Wrappers heavily worn and split along the edges; rear wrapper lacking the bottom third; backstrip mostly perished; spine askew. Page edges a little wrinkled, text foxed; title-leaf (somewhat clumsily) glued to the front wrapper to reinforce the hinge. Good. (#10334).