London, South Kensington
12 November 2007
LUPICINI, Antonio (c.1530-c.1598). Discorso ... sopra i ripari delle inondazioni di Fiorenza. Florence: Giorgio Marescotti, 1591. 4° (213 x 139mm). Woodcut ducal arms on title. Modern floral stiff wrappers.
FIRST EDITION of Lupicini's remedies for flooding in Florence. The author, an engineer, who was for most of his life in the service of the Medici, wrote on military science, hydraulics and astronomy. Edit-on line 54270; Riccardi I (2), 59; not in Adams.
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