Venice: Lucio Spineda, 1605.
Early Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Good Condition. Item #CAT000288
Early plain calf, worn, lacking spine label, endpapers refreshed and title adhered to added endpaper in the gutter with a small tear, bidning a touch shaken. Scattered minor foxing, toning and staining, final leaf with a tear in the blank margin. (14), 324pp. Cagle 1133 (1st ed.), Bitting 137 (1601 ed.), Vicaire 303 (various eds.), Simon 537 (1st ed.)
First published in Latin in 1565 and Italian in 1586, Durante gives twelve rules for enjoying wine and talks at length about meat, fish, vegetables and condiments. Size: 8vo. Previous owner's book-plate on front pastedown. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; Medicine & Health. Inventory No: CAT000288.