Il perfetto scrittore
Place of Publication: Rome, Italy
Berlin 5187; Bonacini 426-27; Becker 24
Overall: 19.5 x 27.4 x 2.2 cm (7 11/16 x 10 13/16 x 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with numerous woodcuts [first part] and 23 engravings and 46 woodcuts [second part]
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(Rome: Giovanni Francesco Cresci, 1570) Oblong quarto; 92 leaves [two parts in one]; modern gilt-stamped red morocco
Illustrations: portrait of author within engraved title border; [first part] woodcuts of various alphabets; [second part] woodcut roman capital alphabet (printed twice) and engraved decorative chancery capital alphabet.
Rome: Giovanni Francesco Cresci, 1570
Early ownership inscriptions front and rear preliminary leaves; William H. Schab, New York, from whom purchased by MFA, April 8, 1948.
William A. Sargent Fund