Lot 22. [GRIDA: PROMESSI SPOSI, L'INNOMINATO]. - Milan: Regia Ducal Corte per Pandolfo e Marco Tullio Malatesta, 1614.

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Auction date: 26.01.2021   10:30 UTC +01:00
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Lot 22 | [GRIDA: PROMESSI SPOSI, L'INNOMINATO]. - Milan: Regia Ducal Corte per Pandolfo e Marco Tullio Malatesta, 1614.
[GRIDA: PROMESSI SPOSI, L'INNOMINATO]. - Milan: Regia Ducal Corte per Pandolfo e Marco Tullio Malatesta, 1614.

Two "grida" against the "Bravi", the first with the list of those wanted for capital punishment in the Ducato of Milan among which is Francesco Bernardino Visconti, the character who inspired Alessandro Manzoni's Innominato. The obligation for hosts and tavern-keepers to notify foreigners who will stay in their premises by providing ".name, surname and what country the foreigner will be from, what shop he comes to, etc. " is also mentioned. The second grida is of particular interest because it brings the complete list of the inns and rooms, existing in Milan at the time.

Folio (325 x 216mm). The first grida is made up of 6 sheets with large woodcut arms and initial at the top; the second is larger and consists of a sheet (some slight stains). In the lot there are also 3 other grida against the violence made by bandits to good people and some issues of Milanese newspapers of 1827 dedicated to the publication of the first edition of the Promessi Sposi. (2)

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