1833. Genoa: Yves Gravier, 1833.
Small 8vo, (2, publisher's ads), vi, 298 pp., folding map of the city, and 14 other plates, one folding. Quarter vellum with marbled boards; vellum darkened, board edges worn, occasional browning, but in general a lovely crisp copy. Signature of V. Mott dated December 19th, 1835 on half title; bookplates of Louise Bell and A.M.B. on front pastedown, very occasional early notes in pencil made by one visiting Genoa.
§ A detailed guide to Genoa in French, illustrated with a folding map plus 13 engravings showing the fine buildings and treasures of the city (drawn by A. Pittaluga and engraved by L. Zuccoli), and a folding plate reproducing the Table du Val Polcevera. Yves Gravier published art and architectural guides to the city for many years, beginning in 1768. Item #124609