SANSOVINO, Francesco (1521-1583) - Della origine, et de’ fatti delle famiglie illustri d’Italia. Venice: Altobello Salicato, 1582. First edition of this work dealing with some of the major Italian Families, such as Estensi, Farnesi, Gonzaga and Orsini. 4to (205 x 145mm). Woodcut printer device on title, text within double woodcut border, woodcut initials (some heavily browned leaves, spotting, widespread wormholes, waterstaining mainly at the end). Later half vellum, manuscript author and title on spine and at the bottom edge "i omni ilustri" (rubbed). Provenance: on front endpaper "Ex-libris dott. Guido Sanguinetti" - Bologna".

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