Napoli: Libreria Editrice Bideri, 1898. Nuova Edizione Napoletana. Hardcover. Quarto. 1184pp. Full tan cloth with gold lettering on spine. Original front wrap bound in. Frontispiece portrait of Niccolò Tommaseo. Scarce edition of this synonyms dictionary of the Italian language, first published in 1830. Some age-wear on binding with title-label on spine rubbed (not affecting gold lettering), and minor age-toning on spine and along edges of covers. Free front endpaper missing. Front wrap age-toned and slightly foxed. The first 4 pages partly detached. Minor age-toning along paper margin. Last leaf of index missing. Text in Italian. Binding and interior in overall good to good+ condition. g. Item #27444
About the author: Niccolò Tommaseo (1802 - 1874) was an Italian Dalmatian linguist, journalist and essayist, the editor of a Dizionario della Lingua Italiana in eight volumes (1861-74), of a dictionary of synonyms (1830) and other works.