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Libro di M. Giovambattista Palatino cittadino romano :
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Main Author: Palatino, Giovanni Battista, 16th cent.
Related Names: Palatino, Giovanni Battista 16th cent.
Language(s): Italian
Published: In Roma in Campo di Fiore : Per Antonio Blado asolano, il mese di agosto M.D.L. [1550]
Edition: Riueduto nuouamente, & corretto dal proprio autore :
Subjects: Lettering > Lettering / Italy > Lettering / Italy / Early works to 1800.
Alphabets > Alphabets / Early works to 1800.
Penmanship > Penmanship / Early works to 1800.
Woodcuts > Woodcuts / Italy > Woodcuts / Italy / 16th century.
Writing books > Writing books / Italy > Writing books / Italy / 16th century.
Note: Woodcut port. of author on t.p. The pages displaying the chancery hand and the various alphabets are printed from woodcut blocks. "Sonetto figurato" (sonnet in rebus), F6v-F8r. Full-page cut of writing implements, G8v. Palatino's moth & flame emblem, H7v. Historiated initials.
Signatures: A-H⁸ (H8 blank).
Papal permission dated 1540, the year of the 1st ed. Palatino's dedication dated 1545 (A4v), and a number of the pages bear dates of 1540 or 1545. The present ed. is a re-issue of that of 1548; letterpress pages have been reset; see Bonacini.
Imprint from colophon.
Physical Description: [128] p. (the last 2 blank) : ill., port. ; 21 cm. (4to)
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