Lezioni di Retorica e Belle Lettere.
Venice: Tommaso Bettinelli, 1803. 3 volumes bound in 2, complete, 6 1/2 inches tall. A charming Italian 'rustic' full velum from the very beginning of the 19th century with gilt framed painted labels and blue speckled edges. Hugh Blair was a Scottish author and rhetorician, considered one of the first great theorists of written discourse. This is an Italian edition teaching his work.