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Creator:
Porta, Giambattista della, 1535?-1615.
Title(s):

De humana physiognomonia : libri IIII ... / Io. Baptistae Portae Neapolitani.

Published/Created:
Vico Equesne [Italy] : Apud Iosephum Cacchium, 1586.
Physical Description:
265 [i.e. 272] p. : ill., port. ; 33 cm. (fol.)
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
BF840 P65+ Oversize
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Classification:
Books
Notes:
British Art Center copy has same errors in printing of engravings as Hofer copy.
On leaves R3v and R4r the two engravings of hog and bull are transposed (the bull should be on the left-hand page.)
Leaf 2B2r was printed with the engraving of horse and man that appears earlier on leaf Z3r; a cancel engraving of the ichneumon has been pasted over it.
Signatures: **²A-2L⁴(G2 missigned F2)
Page numbers transposed on p. 265 and 272.
Bound in limp vellum, with two pairs of ties removed.
Engraved t.p. with abbreviated title (De hvm. physiognomonia) set in type above engraving and imprint set in type below.
Cacchi was first printer at Vico Equesne.
Mortimer, R. Italian, 398.
Subject Terms:
Brodie, Thomas Dawson, Sir, 1832-1896 -- Bookplate.
Cacchi, Guiseppe -- Printer.
Gibson Craig, James Thomson, 1799-1886 -- Provenance.
Physiognomy -- Early works to 1800.
Form/Genre:
Engravings -- 1586.
Woodcuts -- 1586.
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