1610 Cento Novelle Illustrated Italian Stories Sansovino Doni 100+ Woodcuts ART

Francesco Sansovino (edit.)

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A collection of 100 Italian novels and gallant stories by various authors (Bandello, Straparola, Boccaccio, Masuccio, Doni, Firenzuola, John. Fiorentino, Erastus…) filled with incredible woodcut illustrations!

Francesco Tatti da Sansovino (1521–1586) was a versatile Italian scholar and man of letters, also known as a publisher.

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1610 Cento Novelle Illustrated Italian Stories Sansovino Doni 100+ Woodcuts ART

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A collection of 100 Italian novels and gallant stories by various authors (Bandello, Straparola, Boccaccio, Masuccio, Doni, Firenzuola, John. Fiorentino, Erastus…) filled with incredible woodcut illustrations!

 

Francesco Tatti da Sansovino (1521–1586) was a versatile Italian scholar and man of letters, also known as a publisher.

 

We find this same book for sale elsewhere for more than $1,900!

 

Main author: Francesco Sansovino (edit.)

 

Title: Cento novelle scelte da’ piv nobili scrittori della lingua volgare … nuouamente riformate …

 

Published: Venetia, Presso A. Vecchi, 1610.

 

Language: Italian

 

Notes & contents:

  • Beautiful title page illustration
  • Illustrated with 102 in-text wood engravings
    • Ships/boats
    • Musicians/instruments
    • Mythological creatures
    • Royalty/royal courts
    • Battle scenes
    • Animals
    • Voyages and adventures
    • Plus MANY more!

 

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Wear: wear as seen in photos

Binding: tight and secure vellum binding

Pages: complete with all 448 pages; plus indexes, prefaces, and such

Publisher: Venetia, Presso A. Vecchi, 1610.

Size: ~7.5in X 6in (19cm x 15cm)

 

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Francesco Tatti da Sansovino (1521–1586) was a versatile Italian scholar and man of letters, also known as a publisher.

Biography[edit]

Fracesco Sansavoni was born in Rome, the son of the sculptor Jacopo Sansovino, but soon moved to Venice then studied law at University of Padua and University of Bologna.

Works[edit]

Sansavoni is perhaps most known for his 1581 work Venetia citta nobilissima et singolare, Descritta in XIIII. Libri, known briefly as Venezia Descritta. He was also a literary critic, writing in particular on Dante and Giovanni Boccaccio.

Historia universale dell’origine et imperio de’Turchi: Con le guerre successe in Persia, in Ongaria, in Transilvania, Valachia, sino l’anno 1600 (1600)

Le antichità di Beroso Caldeo Sacerdote. Et d’altri scrittori, così Hebrei, come Greci et Latini, che trattano delle stesse materie (1583)

Venetia, città nobilissima, et singolare, Descritta in XIIII. libri (1581) (link to 1663 ed.)

Dell’origine dei Cavalieri, Venezia (1566)

Categories

Literature

Arts & Architecture

Authors

Francesco Sansovino (edit.)

Printing Date

17th Century

Language

Italian

Binding

Vellum

Book Condition

Good

Collation

Complete