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Lot nr:953
Book nr:29743
Author:CAPACCIO, Giulio Cesare
Title:Delle Imprese, trattato di Giulio Cesare Capaccio. In tre Libri diviso
Town:Napoli
Publisher:Giacomo Carlino & Antonio Pace
Year:1592
Description:3 parts in 1 vol. in 4to, [4], [28], 84, 148, 60 ff, woodcut title vignette, book II and III preceded by a separate title-page, with 300 woodcut devices, emblems, medals, coats of arms and other symbols. Attractive initials, head- and tail-pieces. Small old stamp on verso of title page (and on 4 other places), two small holes (in the title pages and some in the last lvs), slightly soiled. Some (marginal) stains. Water staining in the end of the vol. Full vellum binding, soiled, title in ink on spine, sprinkled edges
Note:Old ms. ex libris in title page (1618), ex libris de la Bibliothèque du Château de Valençay. Ref. not in Adams ; Praz p. 296 ; Landwehr Romanic 203 : "The woodcuts are very delicate and charming ... it is the first emblematic item to deal with flora and fauna, published three years before the books by Camerarius"
Price:€500 - €700
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