The Story of Lucca.

London: J.M. Dent and Co, 1912.

Small octavo (11.75 x 17.5 cm.), xiii, [1], 365, [1] pages. Index. Illustrated. Folding map. Top edge gilt. FIRST EDITION. Uncommon title in Dent's 'Mediaeval Towns Series', from the author of Leaves from a Tuscan Kitchen, one of the earliest books of Italian cooking published in England, and an early description of vegetable-oriented Tuscan cooking. But this work is a lovingly detailed description of the ancient town of Lucca. Clean and bright. In publisher's bright blue cloth, attractively gilt-decorated. Near fine, though lacking the dust jacket.

Price: $60.00