GUAZZO, Stefano (1530-1593) - La civil conversatione. Venice: Altobello Salicato, 1579. The cornerstone of the art of conversation in the Renaissance. The work was first published in 1574 and from this edition all the later prints claim to be newly corrected and enlarged by the author. 4to (210 x 149mm). Woodcut device on title, initials and headpieces (light waterstain to outer edge, final leaves with loss in outer margin not touching text). Contemporary limp vellum (hole in spine showing paper with Hebrew text, lacking ties). Provenance: Ottavio Battista Berea da Camerino (ownership note on title).