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Saraina, Torello (Sarayna)
Le Historie e Fatti De Veronesi Nelli Tempi D'il Popolo et Signori Scaligeri
Vernona: Antonio Portese, 1542. Octavo. 55 (1)pp. Woodcut printer's device on title page. Saraina was an Italian humanist, historian and patron. He was the author of the first printed book on the history and antiquities of Verona, published in 1540, with woodcuts after drawings by Giovanni Battista Caroto that are still extant After Torello completed De Orine et Amplitudine Civitatis Veronae, he pushed this volume on the history of Verona. Bound in full vellum, title on spine in brown ink. There are some light damp staining to lower corner of leaves(more so to last few leaves) lacks one front blank.
Bookseller: Alcuin Books [USA]

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