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Topic: Battoni, Pompeo
American Libraries
by Bembo, Pietro, 1470-1547; Cian, Vittorio, b. 1862, ed
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Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=804WAAAAMAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Getty Research Institute
by Piale, Stefano; Becchio, A; Pontificia Accademia romana di archeologia
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Getty Research Institute
by Piale, Stefano; Becchio, A; Pontificia Accademia romana di archeologia
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Boston Public Library
by Brescia, Domenico, dedicatee; Container of (work) Boghen, Felice. Andante molto sostenuto; Container of (work) Ricci Signorini, Antonio, 1867- Adagietto espressivo; Container of (work) Masetti, Umberto, 1869-1919. Epitaffio; Coppee, Francʹois, 1842-1908, lyricist
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Each score signed by the composer and dedicated to Domenico Brescia
Topics: Coppee, Francʹois, 1842-1908, Piano trios, String quartets, Songs (High voice) with piano
Source: folio
UNC Music Library
by Sarti, Giuseppe, 1729-1802, composer; Sacchini, Antonio, 1730-1786, composer; Bertoni, Ferdinando, 1725-1813, composer
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Title devised by cataloger
Topics: Operas, Songs, Italian, Songs with orchestra
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Boethius, d. 524; Cavagna Sangiuliani di Gualdana, Antonio, conte, 1843-1913, former owner. IU-R; Varchi, Benedetto, 1503-1565
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Half-title: Scelta biblioteca letteraria, 4
Getty Research Institute
by Bornaccini, Alessandro, 1772-ca. 1829; Guidi, Costantino, marchese
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Title supplied by cataloger
Topics: Guidi, Costantino, marchese, Painting
Getty Research Institute
by Leone, Scipione; Biancho, Giovanni Paolo; Enocho, Paolo de
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First leaf has dedication signed: Paolo de Enocho romano, and the legend: Gio. Paolo Biancho fe. in Milano. Plate [7] concludes: Il Leone scrisse, l'anno del signore Mille cinquecento novanta otto. Leaf [12] concludes: Scipione Leoni [sic] scrisse in Fiorenza
Topics: Penmanship, Italian, Calligraphy, Lettering, Alphabets
Getty Research Institute
by Berardi, Matteo; Casaletti, Arcangelo; Pizzi, Gioacchino, 1716-1790; Todeschi, Claudio; Accademia degli Arcadi
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Binding: tan paper wrappers
Topics: Parreño, Isabella, marquesa de Llano, Mengs, Anton Raphael, 1728-1779, Mognino, Giuseppe, Gabriel...
Incunabula
by Bartolommeo da li Sonetti, fl. 1485; Zamberti, Bartolomeo, fl. 1500, attributed name; Guglielmo, da Trino, fl. 1486-1494, printer; Mocenigo, Giovanni, 1408-1485, dedicatee
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A collection of sonnets on the navigation of the Aegean archipelago, this is also thought to be the first printed book to contain navigational sea charts. There are 48 woodcut charts, two of which are double-page illustrations. Leaves [a]1 recto-[a]3 recto contain a dedicatory epistle, in verse, to the Doge Giovanni Mocenigo, his name being disguised in an acrostic.
Getty Research Institute
by Borsato, Giuseppe, 1771-1849
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[8], 24 pages, 60 plates 48 cm
Topics: Borsato, Giuseppe, 1771-1849, Decoration and ornament, Architectural, Decoration and ornament,...
UNC Inter-Library Loans
by Bonacci Brunamonti, Maria Alinda, 1841-1903; Morandi, Felicità, 1827-1906. Nuovi versi. 1862; Calini, Giacinta. Componimenti poetici. 1870
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A collection chiefly poetical; various authors, various imprints, bound together
Topics: Italian poetry, Occasional verse, Italian
Boston Public Library
by Brescia, Domenico, author
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A manuscript volume being a treatise on harmonic and melodic invention, possibly meant for publication, the last page dated 14/7/83
Topics: Music theory, Harmony, Melody
Source: folio
BYU Brussels Opera and Ballet
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Manuscript piano vocal score, not paginated
Topics: Operas, Music, Vocal music
American Libraries
by Branner, John Casper, 1850-1922. [from old catalog]; Passos Oliveira Telles, Manoel dos, [from old catalog] tr; Freire, Laudelino de Oliveira, 1873-1934. [from old catalog]
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Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
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Topics: Geology, Stratigraphic, Geology, Stratigraphic, Geology, Geology
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=888QAAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Duke University Libraries
by Monti, Vincenzo, 1754-1828; Bodoni, Giambattista, 1740-1813; Monti, Vincenzo, 1754-1828
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Poems dedicated to Vincenzo Monti
Topics: Monti, Vincenzo, 1754-1828, Italian poetry
Printed libretto, 29 p. "Courtesy of Wright Thurston"
Topic: Operas
Getty Research Institute
by Betti, Giovanni Battista
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[25] leaves of plates : 26 x 36 cm
Topic: Alphabets -- Early works to 1800
Getty Research Institute
by Betti, Giovanni Battista
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Plates in Getty copy trimmed to platemark or slightly beyond and mounted in a blank booklet of [27] leaves (30 x 21cm.). Prints for letters T and Z exchanged in binding. Booklet bound in coarse gray paper, two sets of external stitches on spine over vellum reinforcing strips, arithmetic sums and doodling on front cover in ink
Topic: Alphabets
The Library of Congress
by Livy; Verona. Biblioteca capitolare. Mss. 40 (38) [from old catalog]; Biblioteca apostolica vaticana. Mss. (Cod. vat. palatinus 24); Mommsen, Theodor, 1817-1903, ed
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Preface, giving name of author, signed: Il traduttore B.M
Topic: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
BYU Brussels Opera and Ballet
by Botti, Giovann Battista, composer; Cariside, Gerildo, librettist
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Printed libretto, 16 p. "Courtesy of Wright Thurston"
Topic: Operas
Getty Research Institute
by Venuti, Ridolfino, 1705-1763; Barbault, Jean, ca. 1705-1766; Bellicard, Jérôme Charles, 1726-1786; Bernabò, Giovanni Battista, 1702-1769; Duflos, Philotée-François, ca. 1710-1748; Lazzarini, Giuseppe, 1702-1780; Legeay, Jean-Laurent, 18th cent; Mogalli, Niccolò, b. 1723; Petroschi, Giovanni, 18th cent; Piranesi, Giovanni Battista, 1720-1778
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Folded plan of ancient Rome etched by Niccolò Mogalli and Giovanni Petroschi. Single-page pictorial plates by Jean Barbault, F.P. (i.e. Philotée-François) Duflos, Jean-Laurent Legeay, Mogalli, Giovanni Battista Piranesi. Plate 85 signed by Bellicard and dated 1750. T.p. vignettes, head- and tail-pieces, initials
Topic: Architecture, Roman
Getty Research Institute
by Venuti, Ridolfino, 1705-1763; Barbault, Jean, ca. 1705-1766; Bellicard, Jérôme Charles, 1726-1786; Bernabò, Giovanni Battista, 1702-1769; Duflos, Philotée-François, ca. 1710-1748; Lazzarini, Giuseppe, 1702-1780; Legeay, Jean-Laurent, 18th cent; Mogalli, Niccolò, b. 1723; Petroschi, Giovanni, 18th cent; Piranesi, Giovanni Battista, 1720-1778
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Folded plan of ancient Rome etched by Niccolò Mogalli and Giovanni Petroschi. Single-page pictorial plates by Jean Barbault, F.P. (i.e. Philotée-François) Duflos, Jean-Laurent Legeay, Mogalli, Giovanni Battista Piranesi. Plate 85 signed by Bellicard and dated 1750. T.p. vignettes, head- and tail-pieces, initials
Topic: Architecture, Roman
Getty Research Institute
by Venuti, Ridolfino, 1705-1763; Barbault, Jean, ca. 1705-1766; Bellicard, Jérôme Charles, 1726-1786; Bernabò, Giovanni Battista, 1702-1769; Duflos, Philotée-François, ca. 1710-1748; Lazzarini, Giuseppe, 1702-1780; Legeay, Jean-Laurent, 18th cent; Mogalli, Niccolò, b. 1723; Petroschi, Giovanni, 18th cent; Piranesi, Giovanni Battista, 1720-1778
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Folded plan of ancient Rome etched by Niccolò Mogalli and Giovanni Petroschi. Single-page pictorial plates by Jean Barbault, F.P. (i.e. Philotée-François) Duflos, Jean-Laurent Legeay, Mogalli, Giovanni Battista Piranesi. Plate 85 signed by Bellicard and dated 1750. T.p. vignettes, head- and tail-pieces, initials
Topic: Architecture, Roman
UNC Music Library
by Libretto for (work): Giacomelli, Geminiano, approximately 1692-1740. Achille in Aulide; Giusti, Gaetano, choreographer; Bassi, Giacomo, Romano, costume designer; Orta, Pietro, scene painter; Vellani, Domenico Maria, scene painter
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Librettist unknown
Topics: Operas, Achilles (Greek mythology)
UNC Music Library
by Metastasio, Pietro, 1698-1782, librettist; Libretto for (work): Arena, Giuseppe, 1713-1784. Achille in Sciro; Vellani, Domenico Maria, set designer; Oliverio, Gio. Battista, set designer; Fumante, Pietro, choreographer; Mareschal de Roussiere, Francesco Antonio, choreographer; Banci, Giulio Cesare, costume designer
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"La poesia e' del Sig. Abb. Pietro Metastasio ... La musica e' del Signor Giuseppe Arena"--Page 8
Topic: Operas
The Library of Congress
by Bordeaux (Ecclesiastical province) Council, 4th, 1859, Agen. [from old catalog]
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American Libraries
by Gregorius XVI, Pope, 1765-1846. [from old catalog]; Bernasconi, Antonius Maria, [from old catalog] ed
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Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=EvQYAAAAYAAJ&oe=UTF-8
University of Connecticut Libraries
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The Library of Congress
by Burr, E. F. (Enoch Fitch), 1818-1907
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UNC Music Library
by Salvi, Antonio, 1664-1724, librettist; Libretto for (work): Cocchi, Gioacchino, approximately 1720- Adelaide; James, Prince of Wales, 1688-1766, dedicatee; Bernabò, Rocco, printer; John Milton and Ruth Neils Ward Collection (Harvard Theatre Collection) MH-H
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"La musica è del signor Gioacchino Cocchi, maestro di Capella napolitano"--Page 8
Topic: Operas
UNC Music Library
by Romanelli, Luigi, 1751-1839, librettist; Libretto for (work): Generali, Pietro, 1773-1832. Adelaide di Borgogna; Sanquirico, Alessandro, 1777-1849, set designer; Rossetti, Antonio, active 18th century-19th century, costume designer; Majoli, Antonio, costume designer; Viganò, Salvatore, 1769-1821, choreographer; Bertini, Filippo, choreographer
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UNC Italian Opera Libretto Collection
Topic: Operas
UNC Music Library
by Romani, Felice, 1788-1865, librettist; Libretto for (work): Mercadante, Saverio, 1795-1870. Adele ed Emerico; Borsi, Alessandro, choreographer
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"Musica del maestro sig. Saverio Mercadante. Parole del sig. Romani."--Page [5]
Topic: Operas
Getty Research Institute
by Pepoli, Alessandro Ercole, conte, 1757-1796; Bossi, Benigno, 1727-1792
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Bound in old decorated paper-covered boards; gilt goatskin spine; goatskin corners; gilt label on spine
32 p. ; 18 cm
Topic: Operas -- Librettos
UNC Music Library
by Vanstryp, Filippo, librettist; Libretto for (work): Caballone, Michele, 1692-1740. Adone re di Cipro; Tettoni, Alessandro, set designer; Vellani, Domenico Maria, scene painter; Sarrò, Antonio, choreographer; Banci, Giulio Cesare, costume designer
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UNC Italian Opera Libretto Collection
Topic: Operas
BYU Brussels Opera and Ballet
by Benvenuti, Tomaso, 1838-1906, composer;Fortis, Leone, 1824-1896, librettist
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Printed libretto, 71 p.
Topic: Operas
The Library of Congress
by Barata, Antonio Francisco, 1836-1910. [from old catalog]
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Topic: Portuguese language. [from old catalog]
American Libraries
by Boni, Giacomo
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Book digitized by Google from the library of University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topic: Rome (Italy) Aedes Vestae
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=UHFMAAAAMAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Getty Research Institute
by De Marinis, Tammaro, 1878-1969; Burger, Konrad, 1856-1912. Printers and publishers of the XV. century ... index to the Supplement to Hain's Repertorium
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"Edizione di 100 esemplari."
Topic: Printers
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Broglio d'Ajano, Saverio, 1749-1834; Cavagna Sangiuliani di Gualdana, Antonio, conte, 1843-1913, former owner. IU-R
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Dedicated to Antonio Aldini by X.B. D'A
Prospectus for: Pinacoteca del Palazzo reale delle scienze e delle arti di Milano (Milano : Stamperia reale, 1812-1833). It is dated April 14, 1814, and appeared after 7 fascicles had already been published. The sheet also served as a subscription form, with space at the foot of each column for a subscriber to sign
Topic: Pinacoteca del Palazzo reale delle scienze e delle arti di Milano
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Accademia pontaniana (1825); Avellino, F. M; Bozzelli, Francesco Paolo; Campagna, Giuseppe, 1799-1868; Costa, Oronzio Gabriele, 1789-1867; De Agustinis, Matteo; De Luca, Ferdinando, 1785-1861; Genoino, Giulio; Guacci-Nobile, G., (Giuseppina); Minervini, Giulio, 1819-1891; Padula, Fortunato; Rossi, Vincenzo Antonio; Semmola, Giovanni; Tenore, Michele, 1780-1861; Cavagna Sangiuliani di Gualdana, Antonio, conte, 1843-1913, former owner. IU; Riunione degli scienziati italiani (7th : 1845 : Naples, Italy)
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From the library of Conte Antonio Cavagna Sangiuliani di Gualdana
Topic: Science
University of Connecticut Libraries
by Beltramelli, Antonio, 1874-1930
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California Digital Library
by Barzini, Luigi, 1874-1947
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
American Libraries
by Barbarich, Eugenio, 1868-
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Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=oSopAAAAYAAJ&oe=UTF-8
28 pages ; 20 cm
Topic: Operas -- Librettos
BYU Brussels Opera and Ballet
by Malipiero, Gian Francesco, 1882-1973, composer; Berti, Cesare, librettist
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Printed libretto, 30 p.
Topic: Operas
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Fumagalli, Giuseppe, 1863-1939; Biblioteca nazionale braidense; Vismara, Carlo
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At head of t.p.: Per il centenario della morte di Giuseppe Parini, XV agosto MDCCCLXXXXVIIII. Omaggio della Biblioteca nazionale di Brera"
Topic: Parini, Giuseppe, 1729-1799
The Library of Congress
by [Bonaparte, Zénaïde Charlotte Julie], 1801-1854. [from old catalog]
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University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Bellora, Alessandro; Cavagna Sangiuliani di Gualdana, Antonio, conte, 1843-1913, former owner. IU
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Cover-title. Photos interleaved with advertising material
Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=ysZYTiLD8sgC&oe=UTF-8
Getty Research Institute
by Alfieri, Vittorio, 1749-1803; Becceni, Pietro, 1755-1829; Fabre, François-Xavier, baron, 1766-1837
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Bound in modern boards; gilt leather spine; gilt label on spine
UNC Music Library
by Prividali, Luigi, 1771-1844, librettist; Libretto for (work): Cordella, Giacomo, 1786-1846. Alcibiade; Bagnara, Francesco, 1784-1866, scene painter; Guariglia, Pietro, costume designer; Mondini, Giovanni, costume designer
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"Pittore delle scene sig. Francesco Bagnara, membro dell'I. R. Accademia di belle Arti. Vestiaristi signori Guariglia e Mondini."--Page 6
Topic: Operas
Getty Research Institute
by Albertolli, Giocondo, 1742-1839; Mercoli, Giacomo, 1745-1825; Bernardis, Andrea de, 1760-1837
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Second in a series of three works on decoration and ornamentation by the artist, the first being Ornamenti diversi, Milano, 1782, the third being Miscellanea per i giovani studiosi del disegno, Parte terza, Milano, 1796
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Decoration and ornament, Decoration and ornament, Architectural
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Cavagna Sangiuliani di Gualdana, Antonio, conte, 1843-1913, former owner. IU-R; Banchi, Luciano, 1837-1887
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From the library of Conte Antonio Cavagna Sangiuliani di Gualdana
American Libraries
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Mode of access: Internet
Topics: bub_upload, Teotochi Albrizzi, Isabella, 1760-1836
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=KagQAQAAIAAJ&hl=&source=gbs_api
American Libraries
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Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of California and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=5ZozAAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
American Libraries
by Bartolommeo Gamba
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Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of California and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=Zww-AAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Text signed "Carlo Borgnana"--page 21
Topics: Regional planning--Italy--Papal States, Buildings--Italy--Papal States, Papal States--Rural...
Fordham University Libraries - Italian Pamphlets
by Benizzetti, Luigi; Benizzetti, Luigi
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Text signed "Dott: Luigi Benizzetti"--page 8
Topics: Church and state--Italy--Catholic Church--History--Sources, Italy--History--Revolution of...
Fordham University Libraries - Italian Pamphlets
by Barili, Lorenzo, 1801-1875
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Attributed to Lorenzo Barili. Cf. ICCU. IT\ICCU\ANA\0181588; The first leaf and last page are blank; Leaf of plates signed Litog. Maggi, Ancona
Topics: Santa Maria di Portonova (Church : Ancona, Italy), Church buildings--Italy--Ancona, Catholic church...
38 p. 26 cm
Topics: Artists -- Italy -- Sicily, Art -- Italy -- Rome
Duke University Libraries
by Borga, Anton-Maria, 1723-1768; Serassi, Pierantonio, 1721-1791
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Signatures: A-E , F
Topic: Borga, Antonio Maria, 1723-1768
UNC Music Library
by Buono, Michele, 1836-1875, librettist
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36 pages ; 19 cm
Topic: Operas -- Librettos
American Libraries
by Benedettucci, Clemente
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American Libraries
by Benedetto Prina , Alessandro Manzoni
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Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=pSEOAAAAYAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Getty Research Institute
by Metastasio, Pietro, 1698-1782; Bonechy, Giuseppe, 1715-1795; Perez, David, 1711-1778; Manelli, Sante, 18th cent; Berardi, João, fl. ca. 1753-1772; Le Bouteux, Michel, b. 1682; Dourneau, Jean Baptiste, fl. 1755
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Signatures: A-H
Topics: Joseph, King of Portugal, 1714-1777, Maria Anna Victoria, Queen, consort of Joseph, King of...
BYU Brussels Opera and Ballet
by Flotow, Friedrich von, 1812-1883, composer; Friedrich, W., d. 1879, librettist; Bassi, Calisto, d. 1860, translator
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Printed libretto, 36 p.
Topic: Operas
BYU Brussels Opera and Ballet
by Flotow, Friedrich von, 1812-1883, composer; Friedrich, W., d. 1879, librettist; Bassi, Calisto, d. 1860, translator
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Printed libretto, 36 p.
Topic: Operas
American Libraries
by Baccio Emanuele Maineri
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Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=jscNAAAAYAAJ&oe=UTF-8
American Libraries
by Benelli, Sem, 1877-1949
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Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of California and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=XflBAAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Cover title
Topics: Catholic Church--Influence, Church and state--Italy--History, Roman question, Papacy