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UNCOMMON POCKET SIZE EDITION OF CAMILLO'S WORKS, ALSO CONTAINING HIS FUNDAMENTAL WORK ON THE ART OF MEMORY

Camillo, Giulio. Di M. Giulio Camillo Tutte le opere cioè Discorso in materia del suo theatro. Lettera del riuolgimento dell'huomo a Dio. La idea. Due trattati: l'uno delle materie, l'altro della imitatione. Due orationi. Rime del detto. Venice: Giolito, 1554 [at colophon:] In Vinegia: appresso Gabriel de Ferrari, et fratelli, 1554.

12mo (135x77 mm), contemporary limp vellum, ff. 263, [1]. Author's name within ornamental border on title page; woodcut initials.

Rare second Giolito useful pocket size edition of Camillo's complete works, including his major work «Theatro», an original and fundamental work on Art of Memory.

This edition, has a preface by Ludovico Dolce, who wrote another important work on mnemonic, is a faithful reprint of the first edition, published by Giolito in 1552.

Provenance: Signature Antonio Ascanio Nanni Mondanio 1669.

References: Cnce, 8714. OCLC, 224384132. Not in Adams, who quotes later Giolito editions. Young, Art of memory, p. 56.

Condition

Minor traces of use, but a good copy.

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€300.00

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[Art of Memory, Mnemonic] Camillo, 1554

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