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L'historia di casa Orsina /
di Francesco Sansovino ; nella quale oltre all'origine sua, si contengono molte nobili imprese fatte da loro in diuerse prouincie fino a tempi nostri ; con quattro libri de gli huomini illustri della famiglia, ne' quali dopo le vite de cardinali & de generali Orsini, son posti i ritratti di molti de predetti, doue si ha non meno vtile che vera cognitione d'infinite historie non uedute altroue.

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Main Author: Sansovino, Francesco, 1521-1586.
Related Names: Nelli, Niccolò b. ca. 1530., Sansovino, Francesco 1521-1586.
Language(s): Italian
Published: In Venetia : Appresso Bernardino & Filippo Stagnini, fratelli, 1565.
Subjects: Orsini family > Orsini family / Early works to 1800.
Etchings > Etchings / Italy > Etchings / Italy / 16th century.
Engravings > Engravings / Italy > Engravings / Italy / 16th century.
Note: Includes errata, pt. 1, leaf 135 verso, and pt. 2, leaf 62 verso.
An engraved vignette with the Orsini arms appears on both t.p.'s. It is signed NIC. NE, for Niccolò Nelli. Pt. 2 has engraved or etched ports. of 11 members of the family within ornamental surrounds, and 6 more empty surrounds printed with the missing family members' names. Headpiece, initials.
First pt. printed by Nicolo Beuilacqua, 2nd pt. by Domenico Nicolini, both for the Stagnini brothers. Their device appears on verso of last leaf of both pts.
The 2nd pt., De gli hvomini illvstri della casa Orsina di M. Francesco Sansovino libri qvattro (last sequence of foliation), has separate t.p.
Enlarged 2nd ed. of Sansovino's Historia delle cose fatte in diversi tempi da signori di casa Orsini (Venice : Niccolò Bevilacqua, 1564). See Mortimer.
Physical Description: [13] (the last blank), 135 [i.e. 137], [1], 92 leaves : geneal. tables, ports. ; 31 cm. (fol.)
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