National Proverbs - Italy

By: Proverbs

Price: $20.00

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Philadelphia: David McKay Company, 1915. Undated, ca. 1915. One in a series of National Proverbs volumes published by McKay. A collection of terse folk wisdom from Italy - "The best armour is to keep out of gunshot"; "To the old cat, says the proverb, give a tender mouse"; "He who is not impatient is not in love", "Six feet of earth makes us all of one size", much, much more. In both Italian and in English. Pictorial paper wraps, 91 pages. Covers a bit brittle and chipped at the upper edge, some soiling. Pages age-toned and separated from the covers, but there are no loosened pages. Some age-toning, mainly to the first and last few pages. A decent but well-used copy.. Soft Cover. Good. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall.

Title: National Proverbs - Italy

Author Name: Proverbs

Categories: Fiction, Literature, Poetry, Literary History,

Publisher: Philadelphia, David McKay Company: 1915

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 002140

Keywords: ITALY FOLK WISDOM ITALIAN CUSTOM TRADITION