Wonderful Italian Papier Dominote Book. This one is in Italian and it is a MAGNIFICENT and RARE collection of all voyages made around the world - Captain Cook's Voyage 1793. It also has two different Domino Papers which makes it even better. 'Domino' printed paper is decorated paper, the patterns having been printed using a woodblock with color applied using a paintbrush or stencil. In Italy and France, these sheets of paper decorated with geometric or floral patterns peaked in popularity during the second half of the XVIII th century. The patterns remain popular today and are considered extremely collectible items. This antique book is 230 years old. It measures approximately 5” x 8” with 432 pages. It is in good condition given it's age and these are getting harder and harder to find. This is an original from Italy. This is not a reproduction.
PLEASE NOTE THIS IS AN ANTIQUE AND NOT A REPRODUCTION SO THERE IS WEAR AND TEAR COMMENSURATE WITH AGE.