Venice: Appresso gli heredi di Marchio Sessa, 1570. Di nuovo ristampati con nuova giunta. Hardcover. Three-quarter vellum binding with parchment-covered boards. , 158 leaves: coats of arms (woodcuts). Title stamped on bottom edge and foredge. Bookplate on front pastedown. Italian. VG, piece of board covering missing on front cover, some soiling on the boards, occasional marks, evidence of water damage on some pages, foxing at extremities, bookplate has been removed from back pastedown, overall very clean and tight especially considering age. Item #178009
"The origin of knights." The inspiration, the order, & the declaration of all the fate of the cavalieri: with the statutes & laws of the Gartiera, of the Tosone, of San Michele, & of the Nuntiata. A history of the knights by Italian scholar and publisher Francesco Tatti da Sansovino (1521-1586), known as one of the most important humanists of his time.
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