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Il cauallo di razza : riconosciuto dal segno de' merchi delle più perfette razze del Venetiano, Lombardia, & parte della Romagna. / Raccolta fatta per Annania Zen [pseud.] a commodo de' professori, e diletanti di caualli.
Additional Title(s):
Cavallo di razza
In Venetia : Per il Valuasense ... , 1658. Ad ista[n]za di Bartolomio Federici.
Physical Description:
[16], 112 p. : ill. ; 12 cm. (12mo)
Rare Books and Manuscripts
SF103 .Z46 1658
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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BEIN Uzfa53 658n: Variant with "Ad ista[n]za di Bartolomio Federici" at foot of t.p. In manuscript, in a contemporary hand, on lining paper: "Giouanni Nani figlio di Federico è auttore del libro Il cauallò di razza publicato sotto l'anagram̃a Anania Zen." Bookplate of David Wagstaff.
BAC: Copy is variant without "Ad ista[n]za di Bartolomio Federici" at foot of t.p.
BAC: Copy bound in uncovered paper boards. 17th/18th century MS annotations in Italian and Spanish (one ending "Venetia" followed by MS drawing of a horse) on upper and lower boards.
BAC: Remains of printed label reading "M.se Gherardo [...]" on verso of first free end-paper.
At least two variants exist. One variant has "Ad ista[n]za di Bartolomio Federici" at foot of t.p. The other variant lacks that additional publisher statement.
Signatures: a⁸ A-G⁸.
All pages enclosed in a thick black rule-border.
Numerous wood-engraved illustrations within text throughout. Added wood-engraved t.p. on leaf a2r.
With a preliminary half-title leaf.
Podeschi, J.B. Books on the horse and horsemanship, 28
Subject Terms:
Livestock brands -- Early works to 1800.
Valvasense -- Printer
Wood engravings -- 1658.
Nani, Battista, 1616-1678.

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