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Lot nr:700
Book nr:35860
Author:ALDROVANDI, Ulisse (1522-1605)
Title:Historiĉ Serpentum et Draconum libri Duo. Ambrosinus opus concinnavit
Town:(Bologne
Publisher:Clemente Ferroni, sumptibus M.A. Berniĉ
Year:1639)
Description:In-folio (32 x 21 cm), [xii]-427- [1 bl.] - [30] pp, beautiful engraved title (J.B. Coriolanus) and 61 woodcuts, some of which full page. They represent a monstrous chicken, snakes, dragons and other curious beasts. Margins of the title cut too short, clear tear repaired in french title page and in p. 299. Full vellum binding, blue edges, with ACAD LVGD in supra libros, traces of closing ties
Note:Réf. Nissen, ZBI, n°78. Scarce part of Aldrovandi's encyclopedia of natural history. Ulisse Aldrovandi (1522-1605) was an Italian naturalist, many parts of his 13-volumes series were published posthumously.
Bookplate Nordkirchen
Price:€1200 - €1800
Sellingprice:€3800
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