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2 June 2008
PATRIZI, Francesco (1529-97). De discorsi...sopra alle cose appartenenti ad una città libera, e famiglia nobile, translated by Giovanni Fabrini. Venice: Aldine Press, 1545. 8° (155 x 104mm). Woodcut device on title and last page (occasional light foxing and staining). Contemporary limp vellum with a vestige of one tie (a little soiled). Provenance: Carcagni (contemporary signature on front cover and on an endpaper and a 2ff. copy of a letter from the Republic of Siena 'al Re' in his hand bound in at the end) -- a few later marginalia. Renouard 131/3.
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