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D'ANANIA, Giovanni Lorenzo (1545-1609). De natura daemonum. Venice: [Aldus Manutius], 1581. [Bound with:] BIZZARRI, Pietro (1525–1586). Varia opuscula, quorum indicem sequens pagina demonstrabit. Venice: [Paolo Manuzio], 1565.

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D'ANANIA, Giovanni Lorenzo (1545-1609). De natura daemonum. Venice: [Aldus Manutius], 1581. [Bound with:] BIZZARRI, Pietro (1525–1586). Varia opuscula, quorum indicem sequens pagina demonstrabit. Venice: [Paolo Manuzio], 1565.

2 works in one volume, 8° (145 x 92mm). Printer’s woodcut device on titles, woodcut initials. (Light staining to bottom margin, occasional light browning). Contemporary vellum, manuscript title on spine (lacking ties, light staining).

FIRST EDITIONS of both works. The first is a treatise on demons by the Italian geographer and theologian D’Anania and the second a collection of Latin poems by the historian Bizzarri. Adams A-1004 and B-2090; Ahmanson-Murphy 928 and 736; Renouard 1581/2 and 1565/15 (‘rare volume’).
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