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An Italian poem about hunting, illustrated with Ludovico Dolce's world map

SCANDIANESE, Tito Giovanni.

I Quattro Libri della Caccia. [Bound with] La Sfera di Proclo.
Venice: Gabriel Giolito et Fratelli, 1556, First Edition. 4to, contemporary limp vellum; pp. 164 + 20, 16 woodcut vignettes with other woodcut decorations. [&] pp. 23, title with woodcut illustration, other woodcut decorations, publisher's emblem at end.

Wormholes in titlepage, a few pages and emblem, ink stamp on spine and covers.

An Italian illustrated hunting poem with a short treatise on falconry at the end, written under this pseudonym by Tito Gazarini (1518-82). On page 23 is a printing of Ludovico Dolce's unusual world map which is an amalgam of Macrobius and Gastaldi: the shape is that of Macrobius, with the zones around the equator and windheads; however on North America are 'Terra del Bacalaosa' and 'Nueva Hispania' of Gastaldi. The Straits of Magellan also appear.


Stock ID : 17393

£1,600

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Stock Id :17393

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An Italian poem about hunting, illustrated with Ludovico Dolce's world map

SCANDIANESE, Tito Giovanni.

I Quattro Libri della Caccia. [Bound with] La Sfera di Proclo.
Venice: Gabriel Giolito et Fratelli, 1556, First Edition. 4to, contemporary limp vellum; pp. 164 + 20, 16 woodcut vignettes with other woodcut decorations. [&] pp. 23, title with woodcut illustration, other woodcut decorations, publisher's emblem at end.

Wormholes in titlepage, a few pages and emblem, ink stamp on spine and covers.

An Italian illustrated hunting poem with a short treatise on falconry at the end, written under this pseudonym by Tito Gazarini (1518-82). On page 23 is a printing of Ludovico Dolce's unusual world map which is an amalgam of Macrobius and Gastaldi: the shape is that of Macrobius, with the zones around the equator and windheads; however on North America are 'Terra del Bacalaosa' and 'Nueva Hispania' of Gastaldi. The Straits of Magellan also appear.


Stock ID : 17393

£1,600

£1,600