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Giovanni Mario Verdizotti
Cento Favole Bellissime: Dei piu Illustri Antichi, e Moderni Autori Greci, e Latini (100 Beautiful Fables / Cento Favole Morali)
Venetia (Venice/Venezia): 1661. Overall condition is Very Good Minus. See description for full details and photos. Cento Favole Bellissime Dei piu Illustri Antichi, e Moderni Autori Greci, e Latini (100 Beautiful Fables / Cento Favole Morali) By Giovanni Mario Verdizotti Venetia (Venice/Venezia):Francesco Ginammi1661 (1st Edition Thus) Approx Size: 4.75 x 6.5 inches (12 x 16.5 cms) Hardback. 8vo. 258, [6] (Contents) printed pages Early 19th century half calf leather binding with paper covered boards. Spine has 4 raised bands, leather title label and blind decoration. Rubbing to spine and board edges. Good solid binding with no cracking to joints. Speckled page edges, inscription to front pastedown endpaper dated 1834. Worming throughout text, mostly holes but with occasional tracks. Light browning to pages and some occasional spotting. Damp staining to the final 3 fables and contents pages. A couple of pages have marks to margins. Each fable has a full page woodcut plus woodcut capital and tailpiece. Margins are tightly cropped, slightly affecting a few page numbers and the frame of a few illustrations. Slight loss to title on the preface page. Italian language. Superbly illustrated collection of moral fables, originally published in 1570, Verdizotti was a pupil and close friend of Titian. This copy has worming but still a nice example. Scarce. Overall Condition is Very Good Minus There are many more rare and collectable books in our eBay shop, all at very reasonable prices Why not take a look... HERE Keywords: Italian Language, Emblem Book, Emblematic, Symbols, Symbolic Re … [Click Below for Full Description]
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