Dialogo...nel quale si ragiona del modo di accrescere e conservar la memoria
Illustrated by Unidentified artist, Italian, 16th century, Author Lodovico Dolce (Italian, 1508–1568), Printer Giovanni Battista Sessa (Italian, active 1546–1602), Printer Melchiorre Sessa (Italian, active 1506–1549)
Place of Publication: Venice, Italy
Brunet II, 789; Mortimer, Italian, 157
Overall: 15.8 x 11.2 x 2 cm (6 1/4 x 4 7/16 x 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 23 woodcuts
Not On View
(Venice: Giovanni Battista and Melchiorre Sessa, 1562) Octavo; 124 leaves; contemporary tan paper wraps, green cloth box.
Illustrations of visual mnemonic devices; man’s head with areas of the brain identified (fol. B5r)
Venice: Giovanni Battista and Melchiorre Sessa, 1562
Anna C. Hoyt, Boston; her stepson James W. Mavor, Jr., by whom given to MFA, December 17, 1986.
Gift of James W. Mavor, Jr.