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Le relationi vniversali / di Giovanni Botero benese, diuise in sette parti : alle quali vi sono aggiunte nuouamente i Capitani dell'istesso auttore, con le Relationi di Spagna, del Stato della Chiesa, & di Sauoia... con le figure, & due copiosissime tauole : inoltre vi s'aggiunge nell'vltimo vn breue raconto di mostri, & vsanze di quelle Indie, con le sue figure al naturale, d'Alessandro de Vecchi.

Botero, Giovanni, 1540-1617.

In Venetia : Appresso Alessandro Vecchi, 1618.

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  • Title:
    Le relationi vniversali / di Giovanni Botero benese, diuise in sette parti : alle quali vi sono aggiunte nuouamente i Capitani dell'istesso auttore, con le Relationi di Spagna, del Stato della Chiesa, & di Sauoia... con le figure, & due copiosissime tauole : inoltre vi s'aggiunge nell'vltimo vn breue raconto di mostri, & vsanze di quelle Indie, con le sue figure al naturale, d'Alessandro de Vecchi.
  • Variant Title: Relationi universali di Giovanni Botero benese
  • Author/Creator: Botero, Giovanni, 1540-1617.
  • Edition: Nuouamente ristampate, & ricorrette.
  • Publisher Info.: In Venetia : Appresso Alessandro Vecchi, 1618.
  • Physical Desc.: 6, [1] pts. : ill., 4 fold. maps ; 23 cm. (4to in 8's).
  • Language: Italian
  • Issued in Other Form: Online version: Relationi vniversali
  • Notes: First published Rome, 1591-1592. See Sabin.
    Pts. 2-[7] and the addendum to pt. 4 have special t.-p.'s. Pagination, pt. 1: [32], 208, 71, [1] p. (the last blank); pt. 2: [20], 131, [1] p. (the last blank); pt. 3: 156, [24] p.; pt. 4: 68 p.; pt. 4, addendum: [72] p.; pt. 5: 56 p.; pt. 6: [8], 52 p.; pt. [7]: 22, [2] p. (the last 2 blank).
    Pts. 5 and [7] dated 1617.
    Some of the engraved maps are signed: Porro.
    Addendum to pt. 4 comprises 32 mostly full-page woodcuts. Fifteen of them depict monsters. The remainder depict natives of India, Africa and Arabia and have been printed from pieces of a large block of 1508 by Hans Burgkmair, or from pieces of a copy of it. See W. Oakeshott, Some woodcuts by Hans Burgkmair.
    Signatures: a-b⁸ A-R⁸ S⁴, ²a¹⁰ A-G⁸ H¹⁰, ³A-I⁸ K⁶ L⁴, ⁴[dagger]⁸ A-C⁸ D¹⁰, ⁵A-D⁸, ⁶a⁴ A-C⁸ D⁴, ⁷[dagger]⁴ A-C⁸ D², ⁸A⁸ B⁴.
    Includes indexes.
    Binding: later limp vellum in a single vol. Author in gilt on red spine label.
    On front pastedown is photocopy armorial bookplate, perhaps for de Maupas of Paris (Rietveld). T.p. signed at either side of device by Giulio Stanga.
  • References: Sabin 6806
  • Form/Genre: Woodcuts -- Italy -- 17th century
    Engravings -- Italy -- 17th century
    Maps -- Italy -- 17th century
  • Subjects: Geography -- Early works to 1800 America -- Early accounts to 1600
  • Contributors: Vecchi, Alessandro de', active 1602-1630. Porro, Girolamo, 1520-1604. Burgkmair, Hans, 1473-1531.
  • LC Call Number: G120 .B73 1617
  • LCCN: 45050215
  • ID/Accession Number: 85-B15519
  • OCLC Record Number: 54264234
  • Source: GRI Library Catalog

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