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Della Historia Vinitiana (Libri XII) by  Pietro Bembo - First - 1552 - from Setton Book Collection (SKU: 91)

Della Historia Vinitiana (Libri XII)

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Della Historia Vinitiana (Libri XII)

by Bembo, Pietro

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  • hardcover
  • First
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179 pages. Rebound in full vellum; binding tight, all pages clean, no tears, no repairs, some pencil marks. Very slight foxing here and there and delicate age-tinting. Five raised bands, title stamped in gold on red leather label.

Scholar, poet, musician, literary figure and Cardinal Pietro Bembo's (1470-1547) vernacular translation of his famous history of Venice (originally in Latin).

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79 pages. Rebound in full vellum; binding tight, all pages clean, no tears, no repairs, some pencil marks. Very slight foxing here and there and delicate age-tinting. Five raised bands, title stamped in gold on red leather label.

Scholar, poet, musician, literary figure and Cardinal Pietro Bembo's (1470-1547) vernacular translation of his famous history of Venice (originally in Latin).

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Bookseller
Setton Book Collection US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
91
Title
Della Historia Vinitiana (Libri XII)
Author
Bembo, Pietro
Format/binding
Full vellum, gilt title in red label
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Gualterio Scotio
Place of Publication
Venice
Date published
1552
Keywords
Pietro Bembo, Cardinal Bembo, Venice, Venetian, vernacular,
Bookseller catalogs
Antiquarian Raties;
Size
17cm x 22cm

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About Setton Book Collection

European history, with a loose focus on the late medieval/early Renaissance period, including the Crusades; some first or contemporary editions from the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries; some scholarly works in English, French, German, Italian, Modern Greek, Catalan, Russian.Some works from the libraries of Reeve Shley at Ripplebrook; John L. La Monte; Kenneth M. Setton; Howard Ellison Whitney; Wilhelmina, Duchess of Cleveland; Washington Shirley, 9th Earl Ferrers, Joseph Harrison Brazier; Duke Georg Alexander of Mecklenburg-Strelitz.Also some exotic Americana other eclectic gems that have serendipitously popped up over the years."I just wanted to say that the service and quality of the book received from 'Setton Book Collection' was exceptional. I am very pleased with the book: A Narrative of the Conversion and Death of Count Struensee. 5 star service all the way.Best Regards,Pete,London, England13 October 2020

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rebound
A book in which the pages have been bound into a covering replacing the original covering issued by the publisher.
raised band(s)
Raised bands refer to the ridges that protrude slightly from the spine on leather bound books.  The bands are created...[more]
tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.

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