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L’Arte De Cenni Con la Quale Formandos: Favella Visibile, Si Tratta Della Muta Eloquenza, che non e’ altro che un Faccondo Silento  / Divisa in Due Parti
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L’Arte De Cenni Con la Quale Formandos: Favella Visibile, Si Tratta Della Muta Eloquenza, che non e’ altro che un Faccondo Silento / Divisa in Due Parti

by Giovanni Bonifaccio

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Edition
First Edition.
Published
1616
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Bound in 20th century rustic boards, with marbled paper spine.
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ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT BOOKS IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF SIGN LANGUAGE 4to. Bound in 20th century rustic boards, with marbled paper spine. In Vicenza, Appresso Francesco Grossi, 1616. First Edition. (Norman 264, Garrison-Morton 3344, and Krivatsy 1516). "Bonifacio's 'book is one of the earliest to be published in Europe that is devoted exclusively to gesture. It was published in… Read more about this item
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XII Sonate a due Violini, e Violoncello, e Cembalo, se Piace, Opera Terza, Dedicata all’ Altezza Reale di Augusta Principessa di Vallia

by Giuseppe San Martini

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Edition
First Edition.
Published
1743
Binding
Contemporary full brown sprinkled calf leather binding;
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Folio. Contemporary full brown sprinkled calf leather binding; spine with 6 raised bands; red gilt-lettered morocco label on front covers; double gilt ruled boards and edges; marbled endpapers; all edges gilt. London (John Walsh), 1743. First Edition. Three volumes. (#1328, page 296. Bibliography of Musical works by John Walsh) Queen Caroline Privilege and License grant is bound-in after the dedication.… Read more about this item
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Le Istitutioni Harmoniche nelle quali; oltra le materie appartenenti alla Musica

by Gioseffo Zarlino

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Edition
Second Edition, Second Issue.
Published
1562
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Illustrated with woodcut printer's device on title page; numerous historiated initials; numerous woodcut diagrams (some full-page) and illustrations in text, including a large woodcut of a harpsichord; extensive type-set musical examples in text. Folio. Contemporary limp vellum; manuscript title to spine; endpapers replaced at a later date. Printed by Francesco Senese, Venice 1562. Second Edition, Second Issue. (Adams Z77; New… Read more about this item
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Geometria Prattica Tratta Dagl’ Elementi d’ Euclide et altri Auttori da Giovanni Pomodoro Venetiano Mathematico eccellentissimo descritta eT Dichiarata da Giovanni Scala Matematico.

by Giovanni Pomodoro.

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Published
1599
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Illustrated with engraved title within a scrollwork border with the coat of arms of the dedicatee, Cardinal Pietro Aldobrandino; plus 51 plates of diagrams and illustrations of measurement, of which 44 are by Pomodoro and 7 by Giovanni Scala; plus historiated initials, vignettes and 6 different tailpieces. Folio. Limp reddish-brown 19th century Italian red marbled boards, rebacked. (Rome, Appresso Stefano… Read more about this item
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I Fiori Surrealisti.

by SALVADOR DALI

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Published
1981
Binding
Original black leather, blind embossed border, gilt letters on cover and spine, gilt fleurons on spine
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Illustrated with 15 mounted color illustrations after lithographs by Salvador Dali. Text in Italian. Introduction by Maria Grazia Branchetti. Edited by Milko Skofic. Folio. Original black leather, blind embossed border, gilt letters on cover and spine, gilt fleurons on spine. Edizione Eldec, Roma (1981). Limited to 350 copies. Printed on handmade paper.
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Vita e Lettere di Amerigo Vespucci Gentiluomo Fiorentino.
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Vita e Lettere di Amerigo Vespucci Gentiluomo Fiorentino.

by Angelo Maria Bandini.

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Edition
First Edition
Published
1745.
Binding
Original publisher’s temporary boards
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Illustrated with a full-page woodcut portrait of Vespucci, and a large folding woodcut genealogical chart. 4to. Bound in original publisher's temporary boards, ink letters on spine. Florence 1745. First Edition of the first monograph on Amerigo Vespucci. The first 76 pages give an account of his life and voyages, followed by his own account of his 4 voyages to America,… Read more about this item
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Sonate a Vilolino e Violone o Cimbalo. Dedicate all Altezza Serenissima Electorale di Sofia Charlotta Electrice di Brandenburgo. Parte Prima [Parte Seconde Preludii Allemande Correnti Gighe Sarabande Gavotte e Follia]. Opera Quinta.
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Sonate a Vilolino e Violone o Cimbalo. Dedicate all Altezza Serenissima Electorale di Sofia Charlotta Electrice di Brandenburgo. Parte Prima [Parte Seconde Preludii Allemande Correnti Gighe Sarabande Gavotte e Follia]. Opera Quinta.

by Arcangelo Corelli.

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Used - Fine
Edition
First English Edition
Binding
Original contemporary full brown reverse calf leather binding, spine with 4 raised bands and red gilt lettered morocco label on
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Sonate a Vilolino e Violone o Cimbalo. Dedicate all Altezza Serenissima Electorale di Sofia Charlotta Electrice di Brandenburgo. Parte Prima [Parte Seconde Preludii Allemande Correnti Gighe Sarabande Gavotte e Follia]. Opera Quinta. Hardcover. Fine. Engraved frontispiece by P. P. Bouche after Antonio Meloni tipped-in. (The frontispiece was issued with the second impression, but was given gratis to buyers of the… Read more about this item
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Discorsi di M. Giovambattista Giraldi Cinthio nobile ferrarese e segretario dell illustrissimo et eccellentiss. duca di Ferrara intorno al comporre de i romanzi, delle comedie, e delle tragedie, e di altre maniere di poesie: Con la tavola delle cose più notabili in tutti essi discorsi contenute.

by Giovanni Battista Giraldi Cinthio.

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Soft cover
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Soft cover. Near Fine. Woodcut title page; woodcut initials and head pieces. 8vo. Bound in old brown and beige soft cardboard, first plat a bit loosened. In Vinegia: Appresso Gabriel Giolito de Ferrari et fratelli. M D LIIII (1554). First Edition of Cinthios work about the composition of novels, poems, tragedies, etc. Cinthios literary work was ideologically influenced by… Read more about this item
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Prina che tu dica Pronto. (Before you say Hello)
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Prina che tu dica Pronto. (Before you say Hello)

by Italo Calvino

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Used - Fine
Edition
1st Edition, Limited Edition
Published
1985
Binding
¼-leather-backed paste-paper boards, enclosed in publishers clamshell box
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Plain Wrapper Press, 1985. 1st Edition, Limited Edition . Hardcover. Fine. Original Italian text followed by English version translated by William Weaver, Calvinos longtime translator. Illustrated with 4 multicolored woodcuts by Antonio Frasconi. 4to. ¼-leather-backed paste-paper boards, enclosed in publishers clamshell box, paper label on cover. Plain Wrapper Press, Cottondale, AL, 1985. First Edition. Limited to 75 numbered… Read more about this item
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