FUMAGALLI, Angelo (1728-1804) - The vicissitudes of Milan during the war with Federigo I Imperadore. Milan: Antonio Agnelli, 1778.A copy on blue paper of the first edition of this fascinating historical work on Milan illustrated by Aspardi's fine engravings among which is a large folding engraved map of Milan. This is the first book printed by the Tipografia del Monastero of S. Ambrogio.4to (260 x 198mm). Half-title, engraved frontispiece and title within architectural border, 8 headpieces of which 2 with city views and 6 with coins and bas-reliefs, 3 initials and 5 tail-pieces, all engraved, a plate with a facsimile of a document and a splendid large folding map of Milan. Modern binding preserving the contemporary green leather spine decorated in gilt (lightly rubbed); in a modern marble case.ENFUMAGALLI, Angelo (1728-1804) - Le vicende di Milano durante la guerra con Federigo I Imperadore. Milan: Antonio Agnelli, 1778.Exemplar on blue paper of the original edition of this valuable historical work on Milan, illustrated with elegant engravings by Aspardi. Of particular interest is the large map that reconstructs the city in the late medieval period. This edition is the first to come out of the presses of the Tipografia del Monastero di S. Ambrogio.4to (260 x 198mm). Eyelet, intaglio frontispiece, calligraphic frontispiece in a beautiful architectural frame, 8 endpapers, 2 with beautiful views of the city and 6 with coins and antique bas-reliefs, 3 letterheads and 5 copper-engraved endpapers, a table showing a facsimile of a document and a splendid bird's eye view of Milan in perfect condition. Modern binding in decorated paper retaining the contemporary green leather spine titled in gold (slight scratches); preserved in slipcase.