Record number 07/2877
Author Valvasone, Erasmo di, 1523 - 1593
TitleDella Caccia Poema Del Signor Erasmo Di Valvasone. All'Ill. Signor Cesare Di Valvasone Suo Nepote. Con Gli Argomenti A Ciascun Canto Del Sig. Gio. Domenico de gli Alessandri.
ImprintCon Licenza de' Superiori. - In Bergamo: Per Comin Ventura., CIƆ IƆ XCI.
Physical Description[6], 151 f.: [5] illus.; 200 mm. (Octavo.)
Content Format Note[T.p.] - A Lettori Comino Ventura - [Poems to Valvasone] - [Text].
Summary NoteEach of the five cantos is preceded by an 'Argomento' and engraved illustration. The book is further decorated with a title-page vignette (publisher's device, with the motto 'Bona Fortuna'), headpieces and initials.
Responsibility NoteThe illustrations are unsigned.
SubjectHunting - Hunters - Italy - History - 16th century
Italian poetry - Italy - 16th century
Pictorial works - Italy - 16th century
ReferencesP. Goi, 'Sculture e intagli lignei nel territorio di Valvasone', in F. Colussi, ed., Erasmo di Valvasone 1528-1593 e il suo tempo: atti della giornata di studio (1993), p.357 ff.; E. Valvasone, Le Rime, ed. G. Cerboni Baiardi (1993).
Copy NoteThe verso of the front loose endpaper is inscribed in ink, 'Edizione originale'.
Binding Note19th-century red morocco; spine lettered 'Erasmo Di Valvasone Caccia - Bergamo 1591' and 'R.A.'
ProvenanceThe verso of the front loose endpaper is inscribed in pencil, 'S.A.H.', i.e. S.A. Hart, librarian of the Royal Academy 1864-81.
Variant TitleCaccia
Contributors Ventura, Comino, 1617, bookseller, printer
Alessandri, Giovanni Domenico degli, fl. ca. 1591?
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