Venice, Jo. Antonius & Jacobus De Francicis: 1604
Seller ID: 38002
Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket
b/w; . ..aliarumque gentium literis commentarii. Title printed in red and black, with large woodcut printer's device. , 644, 47, pp. Numerous woodcut emblems. Library stamps. 19th century mottled vellum backed paper boards. 8.75 x 13.75", 5 pounds. Pierio Valeriano Bolzani (1477- 1558) , born Giampietro Valeriano Bolzani, was an Italian Renaissance humanist, favored by the Medici. His Hieroglyphica, written during a frenzy of popularity surrounding the rediscovered Hieroglyphica of Horapollo, was a nearly thousand-page folio that constituted the first Renaissance dictionary of symbo... View More...