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- Napoli, J. Raillard, 1689. 8vo (153 x 98mm). pp. 245, (3), with one engraved allegorical frontispiece showing Poseidon catching a fish and 11 engraved plates by F. Solimerne engraved by F. de Louvemont and H. Vincent. Contemporary calf, richly gilt ornamented spine with red gilt lettered label. A fine copy of the first edition. "Edizione originale. La tavale e il frontispizio. raffigurano graziose scene di pesca. Quest' opera consta di dieci libri ed รจ considerata il miglior poema sulla pesca, compresa quella dei coralli, scritto in latino. E importante anche per la terminologia sia dei pesci che di altri animali acquatici" (Ceresoli 281). This beautifully illustrated poem on fishing was written by Giannettasio (1648-1715) a Jesuit scientist.Provenance: Bookplate of Bibliotheca Tiliana and tiny oval stamp of the same on verso of title.STC 394. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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