Auction 443 / Lot n° 82

VECELLIO, Cesare (1530-1601) - De gli habiti antichi et moderni di diverse parti del mondo. Venice: Damian Zenaro, 1590. First edition of this famous early costume book with good margins and strong imprint. The woodcuts were designed by Cesare Vecillio, a relative of Titian. The first part depicts costumes mostly from Europe, including Russia, Sweden, Greece and Turkey, the second part illustrates costumes from Asia and Africa. 8vo (180 x 115mm). Title within woodcut border, numeours full-page woodcut illustrations by Christoph Krieger after Cesare Vecellio including 5 views of Venice (without final blank, occasional light spotting). 19th-century brown morocco (rebacked).

Auction: 22 January 2018 at 15:00

Estimate 3,000 - 5,000€

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