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Giovanni Battista Ramusio
Delle Navigationi et Viaggi, Vol I, Giovanni Battista Ramusio, 6th Ed, Rare,1613
Venice Appresso i Giunti, 1613. See Details. Delle Navigationi et Viaggi Raccolte da M. Gio. Battista Ramusio, In Tre Volumi Divise VOLUME PRIMO EXTREMELY RARE BOOK ILLUSTRATED WITH WOODCUTS !NO MAPS! 6TH EDITION ITALIAN LANGUAGE TEXT Publisher: In Venetia, Appresso I Giunti Copyright: 1613 CONDITION: This book is in poor condition. Hardcover/Rebound. This book has been hastily rebound. The current binding belonged to another book. The boards were glued onto spine merely to protect the manuscript. This extremely rare and hard to find volume of Ramusio's famous work I beautifully typeset and contains many woodcuts as well as printer's device on title page. The maps have unfortunately been excised. The text block is in surprisingly good shape for its age. There is some toning/browning and occasional foxing throughout the text. There is evidence of moisture damage along right hand corner. There is an old ink signature on the title page which reads Bendinelli Sauli. This book was likely housed in the library of the Bendinelli Sauli palace in Genoa. The palace is located in Via San Lorenzo at number 12 in the historic center of Genoa and is currently included in the list of buildings registered with the Rolli of Genoa. There is another ink inscription on the rear endpaper written in Italian. This book is a prime candidate for rebinding. Price reflects condition. Only reasonable offers will be considered. ~ Though he himself traveled little, Ramusio published Navigationi et Viaggi ("Navigations and Travels"); a collection of explorers' first-hand accounts of their travels. This w … [Click Below for Full Description]
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