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Libro della vita civile

Illustrated by Unidentified artist, Italian, 16th century, Author Matteo Palmieri (Italian, 1405–1475), Printer Heirs of Filippo Giunta (Italian, after 1517)

Place of Publication: Florence, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

British Museum, STC Italian, p. 486


Overall: 15.8 x 11 x 1.7 cm (6 1/4 x 4 5/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Printed book with decorative woodcut title border

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

[Florence: heirs of Filippo Giunta, 1529] Octavo; 99 leaves; half vellum (gilt-stamped black label on spine), decorative pastepaper boards.

Decorative woodcut title border with owls and tendrils.

Florence: heirs of Filippo Giunta, 1529


Edward Davenport (bookplate); Anna C. Hoyt (Mavor), Boston; her stepson James W. Mavor, Jr., by whom given to MFA, December 17, 1986.

Credit Line

Gift of James W. Mavor, Jr.