SANSOVINO Francesco – Origine de Cavalieri – 1566

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SANSOVINO Francesco – Origine de Cavalieri di Francesco Sansovino, nella quale si tratta l’inventione, l’ordine & la dichiaratione della Cavaleria di Collana, di Croce, & di Sprone. Con gli Statuti in particolare della Gartiera, di Savoia, del Tosone, et di San Michele, et con la discrittione dell’Isole di Malta & dell’Elba – 1566. In Venetia, appresso Camillo, & Rutilio Borgomineri fratelli, al Segno di San Giorgio. Full rigid vellum with gilt titles at the spine, sprayed fore-edges; octavo, cm 15,1 x 10,2; leaves (1b) + (8) + 152; two old restores at the title page (in order to remove an old mark or annotation the page was cut and an old piece of paper – with a washed-away mark – has been attached), upper margin a bit short, some old underlinings and handwritten notes, gathering T a bit loosen, otherwise a good copy. Woodcut typographic mark at the title page, woodcut illustrated initials, 4 full page woodcut illustrations of coats of arms and necklaces. First edition, embellished with some full-page illustrations, telling about the laws of the chivalry, also divided by lineages