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FERRARO, P.A.
Cavallo Frenato.
Napoli, Antonio Pace, 1602. Folio (350 x 240mm). pp. (6,) 159, (1), 320, (2), with numerous woodcuts of which many full-page. Contemporary vellum.

First edition. The copy lacks the frontspiece (a woodcut coat of arms). A beautiful early Italian horse book by the farrier to King Philip II of Spain. The majority of the splendid woodcuts depict bits, bridles, harnesses, stirrups, and other equestrian equipment. Two chapters are devoted to veterinary medicine. Like in all copies pp. 311-312 (leaf QQ4) is not present (see catalogue Autori Italiani del 1600). Title-page with very small paper damage to right upper corner, and a few leaves with some minor marginal waterstaining. A nice copy. Nissen ZBI, 1344.
 


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Item nr. 9058


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EUR 2,800.00
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