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1632 1ed Lives of Twelve Visconti Duchy of MILAN Italy Como Giovio FINE BINDING
In Milano : Per Gio. Batta. Bidelli, 1632. - 1632 1ed Lives of Twelve Visconti Duchy of MILAN Italy Como Giovio FINE BINDING EXQUISITE & RARE Le vite dei dodeci Visconti An absolutely stunning book by Como – an authoritative historical work of the life and works of the twelve Visconti who ruled Milan in the 15th and 16th-centuries. Paolo Giovio (1483 – 1552) was an Italian physician, historian, biographer, and prelate. Visconti is the family name of two important Italian noble dynasties of the Middle Ages. There are two distinct Visconti families: the first one (chronologically) in the Republic of Pisa in the mid twelfth century who achieved prominence first in Pisa, then in Sardinia where they became rulers of Gallura. The second rose to power in Milan, where they ruled from 1277 to 1447 and where several collateral branches still exist. Pope Gregory X, who reigned from 1271 to 1276, was a member of the House of Visconti. The renowned director Luchino Visconti is a scion of this latter family. We find no other 1632 examples of this same book for sale; however we find 1645 printings for sale for $1,600! Main author: Paolo Giovio (como); Lodovico Domenichi; G P Bianchi; Gio Battista Bidelli Title: Le vite dei dodeci Visconti prencipi di Milano Published: In Milano : Per Gio. Batta. Bidelli, 1632. Language: Latin Notes & contents: • Beautiful modern, leather binding • The binding says 1633, however, we do not find any examples of 1633 printings. 1632 and 1645 printings are the only two that are known. o Publisher and dating on the bottom of the illustrated title page • Names included: o Lodovico Domenichi o Galeazzo Secondo o Otho o Magno Mattheo o Galeazzo Primo o Plus MORE FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE Wear: wear as seen in photos Binding: tight and secure fine leather binding Pages: complete with all 184 pages; plus indexes, prefaces, and such Publisher: In Milano : Per Gio. Batta. Bidelli, 1632. Size: ~7in X 4.5in (18cm x 12cm) FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE Shipping: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Satisfaction Guarantee: Customer satisfaction is our first priority. Notify us within 7 days of receiving your item and we will offer a full refund guarantee without reservation. $950 Photos available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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