De origine et amplitudine civitatis Veronæ (The Origin and Growth of the Town of Verona)
Place of Publication: Verona, Italy
Sander 6738; Brunet V, 139; Fowler 289; Mortimer, Italian, 462; British Museum, STC Italian, p. 609
Overall: 31.4 x 22 x 2.3 cm (12 3/8 x 8 11/16 x 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with thirty woodcuts
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(Verona: Antonio Putelleto, 1540) Folio; 70 leaves (many folding); eighteenth-century gilt-stamped brown calf.
Illustrations: author’s portrait (title verso); plans, elevations, and architectural details of antiquities in Verona, including large view of ampitheater (before fol. 15); double-page map of Verona (pp. 40-41).
Verona: Antonio Putelleto, 1540
Mazarine Library (stamp on title, with duplicate stamp); John Burns (inscr. facing title with date Oct 9 1917); Pierre Berès, Inc., New York, from whom purchased by MFA, April 8, 1948.
William A. Sargent Fund