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Italian Comedies
by Devoto, Giacomo; Giacomelli, Gabriella
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At head of title: Giacomo Devoto, Gabriella Giacomelli
Topic: Italian language
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by De Cesare, Raffaele, 1845-1918
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Topics: Ferdinand II, King of the Two Sicilies, 1810-1859, Francesco II Borbone, King of the Two Sicilies,...
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by Donato d'Eremita
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Author further identified on preliminary page 7 as Fra Donato d'Eremita di Rocca d'Evandro dell'Ordine di San Domenico
Topics: Elixir of life, Distillation, Alchemy, Medicinal plants, Medicine, Workshop recipes
[6], 33, [1] (blank), 27 (i.e., 26), [25], LXI [i.e., LIX], [2] (1 blank) leaves : 31 cm. (fol.)
Topics: Proportion (Art) -- Early works to 1800, Lettering -- Early works to 1800
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Topic: Rome (Italy) -- Antiquities
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by Ghersi, J., 1862-1925; Castoldi, Arturo
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Topics: Recipes, Handbooks, vade-mecums, etc
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Topic: Rome (Italy) -- Antiquities
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by De Cesare, Raffaele, 1845-1918
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Topics: Ferdinand II, King of the Two Sicilies, 1810-1859, Francesco II Borbone, King of the Two Sicilies,...
Vol. 1-5 called also anno 1-9
Topics: Art -- Italy Rome Periodicals, Rome (Italy) -- History Periodicals, Rome (Italy) -- Antiquities...
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Imprint from colophon
Topics: Penmanship, Alphabets, Lettering
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by Scappi, Bartolomeo
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Running title: Libro primo-[secondo-sesto libro] di M. Bartolomeo Scappi
Topics: Paul III, Pope, 1468-1549, Julius III, Pope, 1487-1555, Scappi, Bartolomeo, Cookery, Cookery,...
Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Naples (Italy) -- Guidebooks, Naples (Italy : Province) -- Guidebooks
California Digital Library
by Castelnuovo, Guido, 1865-1952
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Topics: Geometry, Analytic, Geometry, Projective
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Topic: Rome (Italy) -- Antiquities
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by Vitruvius Pollio; Caporali, Giovanni Battista, 1476-1560
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Title proper reads: Con il svo comento et figvre Vetrvvio. The label "Architettvra" above allegorical figure at head of t.p. is sometimes taken as 1st word of title
Topic: Architecture
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by Fubini, Guido, 1879-1943
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Topics: Calculus, Functions
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Topics: Salinas, Antonino, 1841-1914, Archaeology, Numismatics, Literature
Bibliography: p. [v]-vi
Topics: Italian language, Italian language -- Dialects Italy Naples, Italian language
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Topic: Rome (Italy) -- Antiquities
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Reprint. Originally published 3 no. a year: Messina : [s.n.]
Topics: Classical antiquities -- Periodicals, Classical philology -- Periodicals
California Digital Library
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Topics: Italians -- United States History, Italian Americans -- History, Italy -- Relations United States,...
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Reprint. Originally published 3 no. a year: Messina : [s.n.]
Topics: Classical antiquities -- Periodicals, Classical philology -- Periodicals
Carte Italiane
by University of California, Los Angeles. Dept. of Italian
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"A journal of Italian studies."
Topic: Italian literature
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Revised, expanded and illustrated version of the 1st ed. (Florence : Lorenzo Torrentino, 1550)
Topics: Artists, Art, Italian, Artists -- Italy -- Biography -- Early works to 1800, Artists -- Italy --...
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by Arrighi, Ludovico degli; Arrighi, Ludovico degli. Modo de temperare le penne con le varie sorti de littere; Carpi, Ugo da, 1480-approximately 1532; Celebrino, Eustachio, ca. 1480-ca. 1555
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Place and date from added title on t.p. verso. It reads: Il modo & regola de scriuere littera corsiua ouer cancellarescha nouamente composto per Lvdovico Vicentino scrittore de breui aplici in Roma nel anno di nra salute MDXXII
Topics: Penmanship, Alphabets, Lettering
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Reprint. Originally published 3 no. a year: Messina : [s.n.]
Topics: Classical antiquities -- Periodicals, Classical philology -- Periodicals
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by Bellori, Giovanni Pietro, 1613-1696
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No more published
Topics: Artists, Art, European, Artists -- Dictionaries, Artists -- Europe -- Biography -- Early works to...
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Topics: Archaeology -- Periodicals, Inscriptions -- Italy, Italy -- Antiquities Periodicals
Signatures: [dagger] A-F G-2E,²A-Z,²2A,³A,²2B-2C
Topic: Emblems
Vol. 2 has imprint: Pisa, G. P. Giovannelli e compagni, stampatori, 1757; v. 3, pt. [1]-2: Lucca, Stamperia di J. Giusti, 1760
Topics: Money, Mints, Coinage
California Digital Library
by Gori Gandellini, Giovanni, 1703-1769; De Angelis, Luigi
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The name of Luigi de Angelis, as continuator, appears on the title-pages of v. 4-15
Topics: Engravers, Engraving
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by Biondo Flavio, 1392-1463; Fauno, Lucio, 16th cent; Biondo Flavio, 1392-1463. Romae instrauratae. Libri tres. Italian; Biondo Flavio, 1392-1463. Italiae illustratae. Libri VIII. Italian
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Colophon reads: In Vinegia : Per Michele Tramezzino, del MDXLIII, source of the printer's name in the imprint statement
Topics: Architecture, Roman, Architecture
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by Savérien, M. (Alexandre), 1720-1805
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Imperfect copy: last plate wanting; replaced by reproduction
Topics: Naval art and science, Naval art and science -- Italian
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First published Rome, 1593 (reprinted Milan, 1602). This is the first illustrated ed. See Praz
Topics: Symbolism in art, Emblems
Vol. 1-5 called also anno 1-9
Topics: Art -- Italy Rome Periodicals, Rome (Italy) -- History Periodicals, Rome (Italy) -- Antiquities...
693-694 omitted in paging, numerous other errors
Topic: Art
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by Picinelli, Filippo, 1604-ca. 1667; Cotta, Giacomo, d. 1689; Tasnière, Giorgio, d. 1704; Bianchi, Andrea, 17th cent; Mognagha, Francesco
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Censors' approvals on t.p. verso dated January 25, 1649 and September 21, 1650
Topic: Signs and symbols
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by Tesauro, Emanuele, conte, 1592-1675; Piola, Domenico, 1627-1703; Tasnière, Giorgio, d. 1704; Zavatta, Bartolomeo, fl. 1651-1690
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Allegorical frontispiece engraved by Giorgio Tasniere after Domenico Piola, an enlarged version of frontispiece in Paolo Baglioni's 4to Venetian eds. beginning 1655. See Praz. Woodcut initials, head- and tail-pieces
Topics: Aristotle, Mottoes, Emblems, Metaphor
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Bibliography: v. 1, p. [369]-391
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by Italy. Ministero della pubblica istruzione
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Includes index
Topic: Architecture
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by Rossi, Giovanni Battista de, 1822-1894
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"Publicata per ordine della santità di n.s. papa Pio Nono."
Topics: Catacombs, Christian art and symbolism, Inscriptions, Greek, Inscriptions, Latin
Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Via Salaria (Italy), Italy -- Antiquities, Roman
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by Ripa, Cesare, fl. 1600; Orlandi, Cesare, fl. 1770; Ricci, Vincenzo. Geroglifici morali; Perini, Giuseppe Sforza, b. 1748?; Costantini, Piergiovanni; Grandi, Carlo, fl. 1729-1775; Faccenda, Francesco, 1820; Mariotti, Carlo Spiridione, 1726-1790; Carloni, Marco, 1742-1796
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First published in 1593, without illustrations
Topic: Emblems
1st ed. 1593, 1st illustrated ed. 1603. See Praz
Topics: Emblems, Symbolism in art
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Publication suspended : 1865-1883
Topic: Sardinia (Italy) -- Antiquities Periodicals
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by Landucci, Luca, 1436?-1516; Del Badia, Jodoco, 1842-
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by Garrucci, Raffaele, 1812-1885
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Topics: Inscriptions, Latin, Rome -- Antiquities
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by Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519; Amoretti, Carlo, 1741-1816
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"Memorie storiche su la vita, gli studj, e le opere di Lionardo da Vinci, scritte da Carlo Amoretti ... ": p. [7]-207
Topics: Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519, Painting, Painting, Drawing, Perspective
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Alexander, the Great, 356-323 B.C, Alexander mosaic (Pompeii), Mosaics, Roman -- Italy Pompeii...
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by Sansovino, Francesco, 1521-1586
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"Cronico particolare delle cose fatte da i Veneti dal principio della citta fino all' anno 1581": 38 numbered leaves following main text
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by De Gubernatis, Angelo, 1840-1913
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Topic: Mythology -- Comparative studies
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Translation of De re aedificatoria, by Pietro Lauro, whose name appears at the head of the dedication
Topic: Architecture
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by Calì, Michele
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Includes bibliographical references
Topic: Vigo, Lionardo
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by Alberti, Leon Battista, 1404-1472
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Translated from the Latin by Cosimo Bartoli
Topics: Painting, Sculpture, Painting -- Early works to 1800, Sculpture -- Early works to 1800
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by Pepe, Ludovico, 1853-1901
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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by Cecchi, Antonio, 1849-1896; Viterbo, Ettore, 1852-1932; Grattarola, Giuseppe; Società geografica italiana
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Half-title: Spedizione italiana nell'Africa equatoriale
Topics: Spedizione italiana nell'Africa equatoriale (1876-1882), Oromo language, Oromo language, Italian...
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by Raphael, 1483-1520; Leo X, Pope, 1475-1521; Visconti, Pietro Ercole, 1803-1880
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Topic: Rome (Italy) -- Antiquities
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by Scamozzi, Vincenzo, 1552-1616; Via, Alessandro dalla, fl. 1688-1724
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This is a reprint of the 1615 edition; the plates are inferior copies of those of the earlier edition. The title page is a reverse copy (shadows on left) by Alessandro della Via, which appeared first in the 1694 edition by the same printer--Cf. Fowler Cat., no. 300
Topic: Architecture
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by Cavalcanti, Guido, d. 1300; Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972
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by Gori Gandellini, Giovanni, 1703-1769; De Angelis, Luigi
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The name of Luigi de Angelis, as continuator, appears on the title-pages of v. 4-15
Topics: Engravers, Engraving
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by Visconti, Ennio Quirino, 1751-1818; Labus, Giovanni, 1775-1853; Visconti, P. E. (Pietro Ercole), 1803-1880; Euripides. Hecuba. Italian
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"Versi di Ennio Quirino Visconti, raccolti per cura di Pietro Visconti..."--V. 4, p. [601]-634
Topics: Art, Archaeology
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by Gori Gandellini, Giovanni, 1703-1769; De Angelis, Luigi
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The name of Luigi de Angelis, as continuator, appears on the title-pages of v. 4-15
Topics: Engravers, Engraving
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by Ridolfi, Carlo, 1594-1658; Piccini, Giacomo, ca. 1617-ca. 1669; Georgi, Giovanni, fl. 1617-1656; Varotari, Dario, fl. 1648-1660; Sgava, Giovanni Battista, 17th cent
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Printer's woodcut device on t.p. Engraved frontispiece by Girolamo Piccini after Ridolfi. Pt. 2 has engraved t.p. by Piccini. Of artists' ports. that are signed, most were engraved by Piccini; that of Titian etched by Giovanni Georgi, that of Dario Varotari engraved by his nephew of the same name. Head- and tail-pieces, initials
Topics: Painters, Painters
Topics: Economic geography, Commerce
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Publication suspended : 1865-1883
Topic: Sardinia (Italy) -- Antiquities Periodicals
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by Jannaccone, Pasquale, 1872-1959
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Includes bibliographical references
Topic: Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892
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Topics: Campagna di Roma (Italy) -- Historical geography, Rome (Italy) -- Antiquities
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by Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 A.D. or 18 A.D
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The first of two eds. published by Giunta that bear the date 1584; see Mortimer
Topics: Metamorphosis, Mythology, Classical, Metamorphosis -- Mythology -- Poetry, Mythology, Classical --...
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by Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519; Trichet du Fresne, Raphael, 1611-1661; Alberti, Leon Battista, 1404-1472. De pictura. Italian; Alberti, Leon Battista, 1404-1472. De statua. Italian; Accademia delle scienze dell'Istituto di Bologna, publisher
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Alberti's Della pittura and Della statua: p. [119]-202; vita: p. 123-131
Topics: Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519, Alberti, Leon Battista, 1404-1472, Painting, Drawing, Perspective,...
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by Malvasia, Carlo Cesare, conte, 1616-1693
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Woodcut portraits, head- and tail-pieces, and decorated initials
Topic: Painters
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by Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519; Manzi, Guglielmo, 1734-1821; De Rossi, Giovanni Gherardo, 1754-1827
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Dedication signed: Guglielmo Manzi
Topics: Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519, Painting, Drawing, Perspective
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by Cantù, Cesare, 1804-1895; Parini, Giuseppe, 1729-1799. Giorno
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"Il giorno, di Giuseppe Parini": p. [281]-462
Topic: Parini, Giuseppe, 1729-1799
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by Baldinucci, Filippo, 1625-1696; Baratti, Antonio, 1724-1787; Faucci, Carlo, 1729-1784; Piacenza, Giuseppe
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Libri 1-3 of the original ed. of 1681-1728 appear in v. 1, libri 4-6 in v. 2
Topics: Artists, Art, Italian
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by Ammirato, Scipione, 1531-1601; Ammirato, Scipione, 1582?-1646; Vito, Domenico fl. 1576-1590; Alfiano, Epifanio d', fl. 1591-1607
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Pages numbered incorrectly: p. 78 blank, p. 79 numbered 78, p. 80-82 blank, pagination continues with p. 80 (i.e. p. 83), p. 174 numbered 176
Topic: Nobility