LEANDRO, ALBERTI. 1479-1552. Descrittione di tutta Italia. Venice: Altobello Salicato, 1588.
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LEANDRO, ALBERTI. 1479-1552. Descrittione di tutta Italia. Venice: Altobello Salicato, 1588.
US$ 600 - 800
£360 - 480
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LEANDRO, ALBERTI. 1479-1552.
Descrittione di tutta Italia. Venice: Altobello Salicato, 1588.
4to (210 x 140 mm). *8 a-b8 c10 A-3Q8. 18th century vellum. Title lightly spotted and with wormhole near foot, last few leaves lightly toned, a few faint waterstains, rubbed.
Provenance: Paolo Garelli (inkstamp at foot of title).

For many years the most influential and widely-consulted guide to Italy, first published in 1550. This copy without the illustrated Isole appartenenti alla Italia Bolognese, issued with a separate title page but often found with the Descrittione.
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