Cerati Antonio Elogio di Sua Altezza Reale Donna Isabella Infanta di Spagna Arciduchessa d'Austria ec. ec. ec. 8vo. 21 x 13 cm., , 85,  Parma. Printed By
Giambattista Bodoni , 1780. 18th century mottled calf, some wear to corners, marbled endpapers., internally some occasional edge toning, occasional minor stains. RARE.
A handsome and rare book from the Press of the incomparable Giambattista Bodoni ,
Bodoni crafted typefaces that exuded sophistication and clarit in an age when the commercialization of printing often resulted in inelegant productions
The book is a tribute to Isabella of Austria , daughter of the Spanish Count of Parma Elizabeth of France. In 1760 she became the wife of Joseph II and succumbed to melancholy that led to her death: "