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TASSO, Torquato (1544-95). La Gerusalemme liberata...Annotationi di Scipio Gentili...Luoghi Osservati dal Maggiulio. Genoa: Giuseppe Pavoni ad instanza di Bernardo Castello, 1617. 3 parts in one volume, 2° (289 x 196mm). Engraved frontispiece with portrait of Carlo Emanuele di Savoia, additional engraved frontispiece with portrait of the author and view of Genoa and 20 plates by Castello, 2 additional proof plates, woodcut head- and-tail pieces and large historiated initials. (Small hole on title and tiny tear to bottom corner, occasional light spotting and few small stains, light waterstaining to proof plates, plate V with some adhesion to next proof plate.) 18th-century red morocco gilt, gilt turn-ins and edges (light scuffing).
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TASSO, Torquato (1544-95). La Gerusalemme liberata...Annotationi di Scipio Gentili...Luoghi Osservati dal Maggiulio. Genoa: Giuseppe Pavoni ad instanza di Bernardo Castello, 1617. 3 parts in one volume, 2° (289 x 196mm). Engraved frontispiece with portrait of Carlo Emanuele di Savoia, additional engraved frontispiece with portrait of the author and view of Genoa and 20 plates by Castello, 2 additional proof plates, woodcut head- and-tail pieces and large historiated initials. (Small hole on title and tiny tear to bottom corner, occasional light spotting and few small stains, light waterstaining to proof plates, plate V with some adhesion to next proof plate.) 18th-century red morocco gilt, gilt turn-ins and edges (light scuffing).

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TASSO, Torquato (1544-95). La Gerusalemme liberata...Annotationi di Scipio Gentili...Luoghi Osservati dal Maggiulio. Genoa: Giuseppe Pavoni ad instanza di Bernardo Castello, 1617. 3 parts in one volume, 2° (289 x 196mm). Engraved frontispiece with portrait of Carlo Emanuele di Savoia, additional engraved frontispiece with portrait of the author and view of Genoa and 20 plates by Castello, 2 additional proof plates, woodcut head- and-tail pieces and large historiated initials. (Small hole on title and tiny tear to bottom corner, occasional light spotting and few small stains, light waterstaining to proof plates, plate V with some adhesion to next proof plate.) 18th-century red morocco gilt, gilt turn-ins and edges (light scuffing).

A FINE ILLUSTRATED EDITION. The text and commentary by Scipio Gentili and Giulio Guastavini follow the first illustrated edition published by Bartoli in Genoa in 1590, also illustrated by Bernardo Castello; however the new set of illustrations is quite different from the earlier edition. Brunet V, 666; Cicognara I,1113 ('I disegni dello stesso Castelli sono diversi e non meno pregiabili').

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