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MOROSINI, ANDREA.L' imprese et espeditioni di Terra Santa, et l'acquisto fatto dell'Imperio di Costantinopoli dalla Serenissima Republica di Venetia. Di Andrea Moresini senatore venetiano. in Venetia : appresso Antonio Pinelli, 1627.
4to, contemporary hand colored paper board, pp. [16], 279, [1], Printer device at title page.

RARE FIRST EDITION of the official chronicler of the city of Venice at the time of the Fourth Crusade, which culminated in the conquest of Constantinople and the establishment of the "Latin Empire".

Andrea Moresini (Morosini, 1558-1618), member of the Serenissima, had been commissioned to continue the Annali Veneti after the death of Paolo Paruta.

Referencec: British Library, Catalogue of seventeenth century Italian books v. 2 p. 596; S. Piantanida, L. Diotallevi, G. Livraghi, Autori italiani del '600 n. 481; Michel & Michel v. 5 p. 202-203. STC 596. Cicogna 676. Libreria Vinciana 481




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[Holy Land, Crusades] Morosini, Espeditioni in Terra

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