Caputi, Antonio Estasi e rapimento sopra la luna
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[CAPUTI, ANTONIO.] Estasi e rapimento sopra la luna di Archerio Filoseleno. Poema diviso in tre parti. Naples: Vincenzo Pauria, 1763.
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[CAPUTI, ANTONIO.]
Estasi e rapimento sopra la luna di Archerio Filoseleno. Poema diviso in tre parti. Naples: Vincenzo Pauria, 1763.
4to (250 x 200 mm). Engraved frontispiece, 8 plates. [viii], 290, [4] errata, [9]-14 pp. Untrimmed in original limp boards, rebacked in marbled paper. Scattered light foxing, faint ink inscription to title "L'autore è Caputi Antonio," gathering I toned, one plate with repair at fore-edge just reaching inside platemark, Oo1 with repaired corner tear, covers worn.

FIRST EDITION. A curious "Ecstasy and Rapture About the Moon" in verse by "Filoseleno," in which he considers a voyage thereto.
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