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La Gerusalemme liberata di Torquato Tasso / con le annotationi di Scipion Gentili, e di Giulio Guastauini, et li argomenti di Oratio Ariosti.

Author: Tasso, Torquato, 1544-1595.
Contributor(s): [editor] |
Ariosto, Orazio, 1555-1593 [commentator] |
Guastavini, Giulio, active 16th century [annotator] |
Castello, Bernardo, 1557-1629 [publisher] |
Barberini, Antonio, 1607-1671 [former owner].
Production / publication: In Genoua : Stampata per Giuseppe Pauoni : Ad instanza di Bernardo Castello, l'anno MDCXVII [1617] Description: [16], 255, [1], 71, [1], 36, [4] pages : illustrations ; 31 cm (folio).General note: Illustrated with 22 full-page copper engravings by Camillo Cungio after Bernardo Castello (cf. Nagler: Monogrammisten, I, 2376, and Boffilo: Frontespizi, 77). Ornamental title page, engraved, with portrait of author; head- and tail-pieces; historiated initials. Signatures: [dagger]-2[dagger]⁴ A-Q⁸, ²A-D⁸ ²E⁴, ³A-B⁸ ³C⁴.Ownership note: Personal copy of Cardinal Antonio Barberini, Grand Prior of Rome and nephew of Pope Urban VIII, with his heraldic symbols on boards; armorial bookplate of Sir William Browne, Baronet of Ffolkes on front pastedown; purchased for the Library of the Order of St John in June 1993 from the Sotheby's sale of Alan G. Thomas Collection, Lot 166.Binding note: Burgundy morocco binding, gold-stamped in an interlaced design with bees (the heraldic symbol of the Barberini family) and eight-pointed silver crosses.Hierarchical place name: GenoaOther title: La Gervsalemme liberata di Torqvato Tasso | La Gerusalemme di Torquato Tasso figurata da Bernardo Castello a Carlo Emanuello duca di Savoia.Subject(s): Crusades -- First, 1096--1099 -- Poetry | Epic poetry, Italian -- Early works to 1800 | Italian poetry -- Early works to 1800
List(s) this item appears in: Crusades and naval battles
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Illustrated with 22 full-page copper engravings by Camillo Cungio after Bernardo Castello (cf. Nagler: Monogrammisten, I, 2376, and Boffilo: Frontespizi, 77). Ornamental title page, engraved, with portrait of author; head- and tail-pieces; historiated initials. Signatures: [dagger]-2[dagger]⁴ A-Q⁸, ²A-D⁸ ²E⁴, ³A-B⁸ ³C⁴.

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