Peplus Italiae. Giovanni Matteo. ? TOSCANO.
Peplus Italiae.
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Peplus Italiae.

Paris, F. Morel 1578.

8vo. [xvi], 128p.

Contemporary limp vellum, manuscript shelf mark on the front panel, manuscript spine title and date.

First Edition — Aldus, Vespucci, Machiavelli, Vittoria Colonna, Michelangelo, Tartaglia, Serlio…. This collection honors Italy’s explorers, authors, artists, scientists and poets. Dorat and the printer Frédéric Morel contributed. THE FINAL PIECE DESCRIBES A CAVE NEAR MARSEILLES; slight browning, old manuscript shelf marks, signature of Giuseppe Martini.
¶Alden, European Americana 578/71; Dumoulin, F. Morel 303.

Item #09315

Price: $1,800.00