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Birds. DA PERSICO. I canarini.

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Birds. DA PERSICO. I canarini.
 DA PERSICO, Ignazio. I canarini. Verona, Gio. Tumermani, 1728

8vo, 190x130 mm; Quarter vellum binding, corners, gilt titles on the spine; pp. 34, including title page, 2 nn.; woodcut initials and finals, round and italic type, a copper plate, copper vignette at the end on the page of Colophon. Good copy.

Condition Report

Rare first edition, illustrated. Curious poem that weaves the praises of the canaries and explains the way to raise them and educate them to sing. The table out of the text depicts a gentleman playing the flute to instruct the canaries in the cage to sing, the lively final vignette is a typical example of chinoiserie with an oriental surrounded by tame birds.Ceresoli: ?rara perché impressa in numero ristretto di esemplari.? Il nome dell?autore compare nella dedica a Girolamo Ascanio Giustiniano. Ceresoli, pagina 197.
thu 25 June 2020
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