Florence: Laurentii Torrentini, 1549.
First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. Item #046366
Old, dry and worn leather, hinges cracked and inner joint repaired with tape, rear board detached, minor soiling and foxing, esp. to title, generally a nice, clean, wide margined copy. Pagination jumps from 176 to 179; complete. , 176, 179-440,  pp. Adams G-663
Giovio (1483-1552) was a physician, war chronicler and author of an interesting book on Roman fish. This, his book on illustrious men was reprinted a number of times in the 16th century. Size: Folio. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 046366.