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12 November 2007
CHIARAMONTI, Scipione. De coniectandis cuiusque moribus et latitantibus animi affectibus semeiotike [graecè] moralis, seu de signis, edited by Lodovico Zuccoli. Venice: Marco Ginammi, 1625. 4° (224 x 163mm). Woodcut device on title. Contemporary vellum (a little soiled). Provenance: Onofrio Pietrobelli of Sinigallia (contemporary signature on an endpaper, lightly deleted) -- Pasquino [Pietrobelli] (signature on an endpaper).
FIRST EDITION of Chiaramonti's seminal work on semiotics, the first to be written on the subject. BL STC p.224.
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