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Le imagini delle donne auguste intagliate in istampa di rame : con le vite, et ispositioni di Enea Vico : sopra i riversi delle loro medaglie antiche. Libro primo.

By: Vico, Enea, 1523-1567.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: In Vinegia : Appresso Enea Vico Parmigiano, et Vincenzo Valgrisio, all'insegna d'Erasmo, 1557Description: [16], 212, [4] p. : ill. ; 21 cm. (8vo).Other title: Imagini delle donne avgvste intagliate in istampa di rame.Subject(s): Empresses -- Rome | Medals, Roman -- Early works to 1800Genre/Form: Woodcuts -- Italy -- 16th century.
List(s) this item appears in: Ashby Rare Books Collection
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S.096.5.57.Int.1 (Browse shelf) 1 Available Bound with: Discorsi di M. Enea Vico Parmigiano, sopra le medaglie de gli antichi...In Vinegia: appesso Gabriel Giolito De Ferrari...,1555.

Engraved t.p., with elaborate border; initials; Valgrisi's serpent mark on last page.

Sixty-three full-page engravings, mostly medallion ports. in elaborate surrounds. They are in Mortimer's 2nd state, with Roman numbering. Four of the medallions have been left blank (plates III, XI, XV, XXIII). There are also 9 engravings that depict arrays of 12 medallions; none of the 9 have all 12 spaces filled in, the places being indicated by empty circles. There are five small woodcut medallions in the text, and historiated woodcut initials.

Errata, p. [213-214].

Mortimer, R. Italian 16th cent., 532

Besterman, T. Art books.


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