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Lot nr:1046
Book nr:29447
Author:GIOVIO, Paulo, Bishop of Nocera
Title:Dialogo dell'imprese militari et amorose di Monsignor Giovio Vescovo di Nocera et del S. Gabriel Symeoni Fiorentino
Town:Lyone
Publisher:Guglielmo Rouillio
Year:1574
Description:8vo, 280, [14] pp, woodcut printer's device on title page, woodcut portrait of Giovio on verso, with 102 + 35 woodcuts oblong in oval shape. Some foxing. Original vellum binding
Note:Ex libris Rolando A. Lagvarda Trias. Ref. Praz p. 342, Landwehr Romanic 345, not in Adams.
Giovio's dialogue was the first treatise on devices, originally published without illustrations in 1555 in Rome. Rouillé issued the first illustrated edition in 1559
Price:€280 - €360
Sellingprice:€550
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