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DONI, Antonio Francesco (1513-1574). La Libraria del Doni ... Di nuovo ristampata & aggiuntini tutti i libri volgari posti in luce da trenta anni in quà, & levatione fuori tutti gli Autori, & libri prohibiti. Venice: Altobello Salicato, 1580.
12o (132 x 75mm). Printer's device on title. 19th-century stiff paper wrappers, manuscript lettering to backstrip (light worming to head of backstrip). Provenance: Cesare Pulsani (signature on title); Helmuth Domizlaff (occasional pencilled notes).
THE LAST AND MOST EXTENSIVE EDITION OF La Libreria, with about 2,250 entries: none of the previous editions included more than 1,500. From the dedication to Gio. Francesco Bragadin, it appears that Salicato was both printer and editor of this edition. Adams D-821.
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