PARUTA, Paolo (1540-1598) - Historia vinetiana. Venice: Domenico Nicolini, 1605. First edition of an important history of Venice, the second part containing an account of the Turkish conquest of Cyprus. 2 parts in one volume, 4to (254 x 175mm). Woodcut portrait of the author, initials and headpieces printed in wood (title and second leaf washed and slightly shorter). Modern vellum in antique style, gilt edges.