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La Caccia dell' il. Signor Erasmo di Valvasone. Ricorretta e di molte Stanza ampliata. Con le Annotationi di M. Olimpio Marcucci
Bergamo: Comin Ventura. 1593. Hardcover. Very Good. 1593 edition. 8vo, contemporary limp vellum, 8 leaves, 124ff, 40 leaves of notes, with 5 full page woodcuts at the beginnings of the Cantos and many fine woodcut decorations. With engraved armorial bookplate of Biblioteheca Umbrosiana and also Prince Liechtenstein's more modern bookplate. Early edition of this popular hunting poem, from an author considered 'a sublime talent who versified with much sweetness in the Tuscan language.' Elicited praise from Torquato Tasso. Woodcut illustrations show various aspects of hunting, care of dogs, etc. VG copy, some ink annotations to vellum, minor foxing to text. First appeared in 1591, this is the second edition, not often found on the market.
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Last Found On: 2015-07-07           Check availability:      Biblio    

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