Le vite de gli huomini illustri greci et romani (The Lives of Illustrious Greek and Roman Men) [Vol. I]
Place of Publication: Venice, Italy
British Museum, STC Italian, p. 529
Overall: 21.6 x 16.8 x 4.5 cm (8 1/2 x 6 5/8 x 1 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 31 woodcuts
Not On View
(Venice: Vincenzo Valgrisi, 1564) Quarto; 382 leaves [vol. I only; see next no. for vol. II]; contemporary limp vellum, dark tan cloth box.
Illustrations: medallic portraits of each subject, within elaborate decorative borders
Venice: Vincenzo Valgrisi, 1564
Old ownership inscriptions on title; Sylvester R. Koehler, Boston (1837-1900; first curator of prints, MFA), by whom given to MFA, October 20, 1898.
Gift of Sylvester Rosa Koehler