Italian Extracts; Being an Extensive Selection from the Best Classic & Modern Italian Authors; Preceded by a Copious Vocabulary; with Familiar Phrases and Dialogues. Intended as a Supplement to Galignani’s Grammar & Exercises. The Second Edition.

  • Montucci, Antonio
  • London: Printed for Boosey and Son 1818


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8vo in 4s, pp. [ii], 374 + folding table. Contemporary tree calf, spine divided by double gilt rules, red morocco label. A little scattered toning and spotting. Some rubbing to spine and edges, boards somewhat scratched.


A scarce and wide-ranging Italian language primer - as well as extracts from drama and poetry and drama heavily footnoted for the learner, it also has sections of phrases, dialogues and vocabulary. The folding plate has an extract from Boccaccio's Decameron translated into nine Italian dialects. Library Hub records 4 copies, at Manchester, Oxford, Cambridge and the BL.

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