De primi principii della lingua romana
Della lingua romana
Place of Publication: Venice, Italy
Sander 5881(Lingua romana) & 5882 (Primi principii [1545 ed.]); British Museum, STC Italian, p. 539 (Lingua romana)
Overall: 21 x 15 x 4.2 cm (8 1/4 x 5 7/8 x 1 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with four woodcuts
Not On View
(Venice: Bartolomeo Zanetti, 1540) Quarto; 32 & 308 leaves [two parts bound as one]; eighteenth-century gilt-stamped red morocco, red cloth slipcase.
Illustrations: ornamental woodcut border with portrait of author; allegorical device with initials “FS / DN” and motto “Omnia octo” (fol. D8v); both repeated in second part.
Venice: Bartolomeo Zanetti, 1540
William H. Schab, New York, from whom purchased by MFA, December 14, 1944.
William A. Sargent Fund