[Milano: Silvana Editoriale d'Arte, 1977-9]. First Edition. Three volumes; folio (34cm.); publisher's cloth pictorial dust jackets; illus. throughout, many in color, text printed in triple column. Some minor chipping and wear to jacket extremities, spines all rather sunned, light foxing to top textblock edges, corners gently bumped, last volume's hinges cracked but holding, else a Very Good set overall. Review copies with notices tipped to front free endpapers. Massive pictorial histories of the agriculture, socities, and trades of the Emilia Romagna region in northeast Italy. Issued for the series "Cultura Popolare nell'Emilia Romagna," funded by the Federazione delle Casse di Risparmio dell'Emilia e Romagna. Offered together with the offprint review of the set written by John A. Davis for the "Journal of Modern History."