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Omnium Caesarum verissimae imagines ex antiquis numismatis desumptae : addita per brevi cuiusque vitae descriptiones ac diligenti eorum, quae reperiri potuerunt numismatum, aversae partis delineatione. Libri primi / Aenevs Vicus Parm. F., Anno MDLIIII.

By: Vico, Enea, 1523-1567.
Contributor(s): Zantani, Antonio, d. 1567.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: [Venice : Paolo Manuzio, 1554]Edition: Editio altera.Description: [85] p. of plates, [37] p. : ill. (engravings), ports. ; 24 cm.Uniform titles: Imagini con tutti i riversi trovati et le vite de gli imperatori. Latin Subject(s): Numismatics, Roman | Emperors -- Rome
List(s) this item appears in: Ashby Rare Books Collection
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Translation and 2nd ed. of: Le imagini con tutti riversi trovati et le vite de gli imperatori tratte dalle historie de gli antichi. Libro primo. 1548. Translation first published 1553.

Text by Antonio Zantani who has also written two notes to readers. Dedication to Pope Julius III is by Vico.

Printed by Paolo Manuzio. Cf. Renouard.

Contents of copies varies. Some copies have an index. No. of pages used for plates varies depending upon whether or not versos were used.

Engraved t.p. included in count of plates as are 12 engraved historiated full page cartouches with ports. of the Caesars and details of their persons. 72 p. of numismatics plates are included in this ed.

Mortimer, R. Italian 16th cent., 557

Brunet, V, column 1174

Renouard, A.A. Alde, I, p. 379, 393-4

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