Statuto Della Società Filopedica Tifernate E Della Biblioteca Popolare Circolante Promossa Dalla Società Patriottica Degli Operai Ed Attuta Per Opera Di Un Comitato Sotto La Direzione Del Sig. Augusto Bernabo Silorata..
8vo, 19cm, 15,p., title in mixed decorative capitals, small engraved title vignette of an open book. Original printed orange wrappers (patches of moisture marking to upper cover), printed upper titling within double rule frame, small ms name addition to the Consiglio Direttivo list in a very shaky hand. The Società Filopedica Tifernate was a Castello based society dedicated to adult education that ran between 1870 and 1906, offering a range of adult education classes and a circulating library. This work details the statutes of operation of the society and the circulating library over 38 articoli, gives an interesting summary of the history and development of the circulating library in Europe and Italy with usage statistics, includes an address by the society president on the value and use of the circulating library together with a final note recording significant donors. A good copy (light cover creasing; scattered spotting throughout). Not located in worldcat or COPAC; ICCU records copies at Milan & Verona only.