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Book Description

First Italian edition. (34), 154 leaves (i.e. 308 pp) pp. Early full vellum. Rebacked in full vellum with brown leather title label. In a green cloth portfolio and in green cloth slipcase with gilt lettering to spine. Hinges partially split but binding firm. Stain to upper corner at gutter affecting numerous leaves. Small ex libris label to front pastedown of Leo S. Olschki, antiquarian bookseller, of Florence. Engraved title page. With 42 full-page finely engraved anatomical plates. The copperplate engravings are some of the finest engraved anatomical figures ever produced. Text in Italian.
Author Valverde, Giovanni
Date 1560
Binding Full vellum
Publisher Ant. Salamanca et Antonio Lafrery
Condition Very Good
Pages (34), 154 leaves (i.e. 308 pp) pp

Price: £4500.00

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