FERRARI, Ottavio (1607-1682) - Origines linguae italicae. Padua: Pietro Maria Frambotto, 1676. First edition of this important ethymological dictionary, among the first of this kind. Folio (325 x 220mm). Printer device on title, text on double columns, woodcut initials and endpieces, imprimatur at 2N2 (possible stamp removed from the title, spotting and browning, particularly at 2E2 and 2E3, 2M1, tear at inferior margin of O1). Later limp vellum, with calf label on spine, sprinkled edges (rubbed, some soiling).