Place of Publication: Venice, Italy
Mortimer, Italian, 29 (1562 ed.)
Overall: 25.2 x 19.8 x 5.4 cm (9 15/16 x 7 13/16 x 2 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 46 woodcuts
Not On View
(Venice: Vincenzo Valgrisi, 1572) Quarto; 354 leaves; modern limp vellum, dark tan cloth box.
Illustrations: architectural title border with portrait and devices of Ariosto, and printer’s device; full-page illustrations within decorative borders at head of each canto.
Venice: Vincenzo Valgrisi, 1572
Old ownership inscriptions title and verso, one by Nicolai Papini [?]; unidentified collector's stamp on lower pastedown (initials OG with serpent and staff); Ferd. Ongania, Venice (bookseller's label); Sarah Sullivan Perkins and Charles Mills Cabot, by whom given to MFA, March 1928.
Gift of Miss Sarah Sullivan Perkins and Mrs. Charles Mills Cabot in memory of Miss Elizabeth Welles Perkins