Venetiis: Nicolaum Pezzana, 1731. Early edition. Hardcover. Quarto (4to). Very good+ condition. Item #019228
[xviii], 1060 pages of text, lxiv [mis-numbered liv]. Engraved frontis title. Title page printed in red and black. Original full leather binding is somewhat worn, with rubbing to the extremities, and with the head and tail of the spine expertly repaired. Previous owner's lengthy dedication inscription neatly on the front endpapers, as well as the ex-libris stamps of Jackson Orr (1832-1926). Minor foxing and soiling scattered lightly throughout the text. Beautifully and profusely illustrated with in-text illustrations and woodcut initials. Measures just over 12 inches (height). The text is in Latin.