Funerali Antichi di Diuersi Popoli et Nationi.

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Funerali Antichi di Diuersi Popoli et Nationi.

<<First edition. >>Title within elaborate architectural frame in the neo-classical style. 23 fine engravings by Girolamo Porro depicting an aspect of funeral custom. Large woodcut device at end. pp. (8), 109, (1). Modern blind-tooled calf. Folio. Adams P1903; Mortimer, Italian Sixteenth Century Books, 395.

Venice: Simon Galignani de Karera 1574

Est: $1,000 - $1,500
This famous illustrated work of the Renaissance is an overview of the burial customs of various cultures in antiquity. Not just an historical, sociological and anthropological study, Funerali Antichi is also an important medical work.