ALDROVANDI, Ulisse (1522-1605) - De animalibus insectis libri septem. Bologna: Giovan Battista Bellagamba, 1602. First edition in contemporary vellum over wooden boards. Folio (355 x 235mm). Engraved title and portrait of the author, numerous woodcut illustrations in text, errata leaf and colophon leaf at end (some spotting, occasional staining and very occasional browning). Contemporary vellum over wooden boards, panels in green vellum, manuscript title on spine (some worming, chipping and rubbing).