The 1st ed. by Pern and Petri of a work that initially appeared in Florence, 1551. Continuation of publisher statement from colophon, p. 
The ports. are after Tobias Stimmer; see Andresen. They are within ornamental frames of strapwork, allegories, putti, etc. Ten of the frames are empty and contain no ports. T.p. within a similar ornamental border. Giovio's port. on a2v. Decorated and historiated initials, including a few after Hans Holbein (e.g. that on p. 185); see Hollstein. The historiation of the D on p. 277 is upside down vis-à-vis the letter
Andresen, A. Deutsche Peintre-Graveur
Binding, c. 1: later tan decorated paper, quarter leather incorporating earlier backstrip. Paper spine label: P. JOVII, / ELOGIA / [rule] / Basle 1575 -- Copy 2: vellum. Faded title written downwards on spine: Pauli Iouii. Elogia
Copy 1: at upper left corner of front pastedown is armorial bookplate of Sir John Duntze. At upper right corner of front free endpaper recto is pencil signature of E.K. Waterhouse. Occasional marginal annotations (e.g. p. 35, 41) -- Copy 2: inserted is bill of sale for the present vol. to J. Huntington Babcock of New York City, by William Brown, bookseller of Edinburgh, dated 1 March 1926
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