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A FINE COPY OF THIS SECOND EDITION OF THE HISTORICAL ACCOUNT ABOUT THE WARS BETWEEN THE GREEKS AND TURKS, WRITTEN BY HERODOTUS AND TRANSLATED BY MATTEO MARIA BOIARDO

Herodotus. Herodoto Alicarnaseo historico delle guerre de Greci & de Persi, tradotto di Greco in lingua Italiana per il conte Mattheo Maria Boiardo, di nouo ristampato, & con summa diligentia reuisto & corretto. [Venezia: Melchiorre Sessa!] (Stampato in Venetia: per Bernardino de Bindoni Milanese: ad instantia de M. Marchio Sessa, nel anno del Signore, 1539).

8vo (156x108 mm), modern full vellum binding, with handwritten title at spine; 304, [4] leaves.
Sessa's woodcut at title-page. Xyl. historiated initials.

Second edition (the first was published in 1533).

References: IT\ICCU\BVEE\014106. OCLC, 16091510. Adams H413.

Condition

Rare marginal waterstains. A fine copy.

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€250.00

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[Wars] Herodotus, Guerre dei Greci e dei Persi, 1539

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Verona, 37129
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