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Corals and fishing. GIANNETTASIO PARTENIO, Nicolò. Halieuticorum. Napoli, J.A. Siliquinus, 1693 16mo, 126x64 mm; full vellum binding. Title page engraved, 1 copper plate with signature FdL, initials of François de Louvemont. Restoration on back cover, good copy.


Second edition. Giannettasio, was a Jesuit scientist. The table and front desk depict pretty fishing scenes. This work consists of ten books and is considered the best poem on fishing, including that of corals, written in Latin. It is also important for the terminology of both fish and other aquatic animals "Ceresoli 281.

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Corals & fishing. GIANNETTASIO PARTENIO. Halieuticorum

Estimate €800 - €1,000Jun 9, 2019