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SECOND AND LAST EDITION OF SANSOVINO'S CHRONOLOGY OF THE WORLD HISTORY

Sansovino, Francesco. Cronologia del mondo, di M. Francesco Sansouino, diuisa in due libri. Nel primo de' quali s'abbraccia tutto quello, che è auuenuto cosi in tempo di pace, come di guerra, dal principio del mondo, fino all'anno presente MDLXXXII. Et nel secondo, si contiene un catalogo de regni, & delle signorie, che sono state, & che sono, con le discendenze, & con le cose fatte da loro di tempo in tempo per dichiaratione di molte historie. Con le tauole accomodate per ritrouar facilmente le materie di ciascun libro. Venice: Salicato, 1582.

4to, contemporary limp vellum, ff. [14], 189, [1].

Second and last edition of Sansovino's World Chronology.

Francesco Tatti da Sansovino (1521-1586) was a versatile Italian scholar and man of letters, also known as a publisher. He was born in Rome, the son of Jacopo Sansovino, but soon moved to Venice then studied law at Padua and Bologna. He is known for his 1581 work Venetia città  nobilissima et singolare, Descritta in XIIII. Libri, known briefly as Venezia Descritta. He was also a literary critic, writing in particular on Dante and Boccaccio. He is also known with his pseudonyms, Anselmo Guisconi and Giovanni Tatti.

Provenance: Signature Sebastiano Corvini Canonici at firt fly-leaf. 2. Other signature Dom. Mario de Ligijs Theologi 1654 at the same leaf.

References: Adams, S-343. Cnce, 30545. OCLC, 54671957 (which locates three copies in USA).

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[World Chronicle] Sansovino, 1582

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