BORGHINI, VINCENZO MARIA. 1515-1580.
Discorsi.... Florence: Filippo & Jacopo Giunti, 1584-85.
2 volumes. 4to (230 x 165 mm). +4, A-2P4 2Q-2R8 [4 folding woodcut plates marked as]: 2S-2T2 3A-3M8 3N4; 2 A-D4 2 H-2V4 2+2 3A-4K4 A-G4. 4 folding woodcut plates (2 of which are double-sided), folding letterpress and woodcut plate, woodcuts throughout the text, woodcut printer's device in each volume. Period vellum, spine titled in ink. Some darkening, occasional dampstain and foxing, early ownership inscription to front flyleaf, stains to vellum, ties lacking, spine darkened.
Provenance: Bookplate of Bernardine Murphy.
Borghini's discourse on the history of Florence was prepared at the request of Cosimo de'Medici. Not in Adams.