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VECELLIO, Cesare (ca. 1521--1601)
[De gli habiti antichi, et moderni. 1598]
Habiti antichi, et moderni di tutto il mondo. Di Cesare Vecellio. Di nuouo accresciuti di molte figure. Vestitus antiquorum, recentiorúmque totius orbis. Per Svlstativm Gratilianum Senapolensis Latinè declarati.
In Venetia appresso i Sessa, 1598.
[56], 507, [1] fol.: [506] full-page wdcut illus. ; 17.2 cm. (8º)

Second edition; the first was published in Venice in 1590, and a third appeared in 1664 (q.v.). Imprint date from colophon, where the statement reads 'Appresso Gio. Bernardo Sessa'. Edited by Salustio Piobbici.--cf. dedication and 'A i lettori'. The verso of each leaf contains a woodcut in an ornamental border faced by descriptive text in Italian and Latin. The woodcuts after the designs of Cesare Vecellio are thought very probably to be cut by Christoph Chrieger. The participation of Titian is questionable. The final leaf is a blank. See F. J. Lipperheide, Katalog der Kostümbibliothek, 33; BM STC Italian 1465--1600, p. 713

Copy Notes Imperfect; wanting the title-leaf and the dedication in Italian and Latin to Pietro Montalbano (fol. a3-8). Bought from Thomas Boone for 3 guineas, 1 May 1818. (Priv. Corr. XVI.E.3.10). In this copy the preliminary gatherings are bound at the end, following the colophon, and the first two leaves of the 'Tavola De'Nomi Proprii' (leaves a7,8) are inscribed in ink with the signatures a and a2.

Binding C19th diced russia, blind roll-tooled borders, gilt edges.

Reference Number 3486


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