Auction 458 / Lot n° 84

PARTENIO, Giannettasio Nicola (1648-1715) - Halieutica. Naples: ex officina Jacopo Raillard, 1689. Divided into ten books this poem is considered one of the best on fishing, including coral fishing. It is known also for its contribution to fishing terminology. 8vo (151 x 96mm). Engraved title and 11 engraved plates depicting fishing scenes by Hubert Vincent and Francois de Louvemont after Francesco Solimena, woodcut initials and headpieces (light waterstain to upper corner of final leaves). Contemporary speckled calf, gilt spine, red speckled edges (extremities lightly rubbed and chipped).

Auction: 24 September 2019 at 15:30

Estimate 200 - 300€

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