Sessa, Il gran palagio della sapienza dilucidario, Naples, 1680, contemporary red morocco gilt
Sessa, Il gran palagio della sapienza dilucidario, Naples, 1680, contemporary red morocco gilt
Sessa, Il gran palagio della sapienza dilucidario, Naples, 1680, contemporary red morocco gilt
Sessa, Il gran palagio della sapienza dilucidario, Naples, 1680, contemporary red morocco gilt
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Books from the Library of the Earls of Haddington, lots 105-131

Sessa, Il gran palagio della sapienza dilucidario, Naples, 1680, contemporary red morocco gilt

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 GBP

Books from the Library of the Earls of Haddington, lots 105-131

Sessa, Il gran palagio della sapienza dilucidario, Naples, 1680, contemporary red morocco gilt

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 GBP

Description

Books from the Library of the Earls of Haddington, lots 105-131

SESSA, FABRIZIO

Il gran palagio della sapienza dilucidario dello stato astronomico, ed astrologico, e dello stato del mondo, ed ultimo suo fine...tradotta da latino nell'idioma italiano dal r.d. Stefano Tropeano Sessa dall'opere manoscritte del dottissimo sig. d. Fabrizio Sessa suo zio, e maestro, l'incognito matematico. Naples: Carlo Porsile, 1680


4to (220 x 154mm.), dedicatory letter by Stefano Tropeano Sessa ("Napoli li 25. Aprile 1680"), poems and imprimatur dated 1676-1678, woodcut device, woodcut and typeset tables and ornaments, contemporary red morocco elaborately gilt, flat spine gilt, some browning, repair to upper hinge, lacking ties


LITERATURE:

Houzeau & Lancaster 5301; cf also: IT\ICCU\PALE\002814 (with the title "Il palagio della sapienza") and BM STC (Italian), p.844 

Condition Report

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Sessa, Il gran palagio della sapienza dilucidario, Naples, 1680, contemporary red morocco gilt
Books from the Library of the Earls of Haddington, lots 105-131
Sessa, Il gran palagio della sapienza dilucidario, Naples, 1680, contemporary red morocco gilt
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