Viaggio da Milano ai Tre Laghi Maggiore, di Lugano e di Como e ne' Monti Che li Circondano

By: Amoretti, C. [Carlo]

Price: $175.00

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Book Condition: Very Good


Fourth edition. Includes fold-out map. Boards lightly rubbed, contemporary owner bookplate (Buri) and modern owner bookplate on front endpaper, lightly foxed. 1814 Half-Leather. 8, 325, [1] pp. 8vo.Fold-out map follows text. A 19th century travelogue of Milan by thescholar,writer, andscientistwho taught ecclesiastical law.He was editor of the first scientific magazine published in Milan, wrote whatis considered to be the first modern biography ofLeonardo da Vinci, acted as conservator to the oldest public library in Europe, theBiblioteca Ambrosiana(Ambrosian Library), anddiscovered therethe lost Italian manuscript of Pigafetta on Magellan's voyage, considered by most Magellan scholars as the oldest of four extant manuscripts and the most complete. This work was originally published in 1794, and reprinted quite a few times during Amoretti's life.

Title: Viaggio da Milano ai Tre Laghi Maggiore, di Lugano e di Como e ne' Monti Che li Circondano

Author: Amoretti, C. [Carlo]

Categories: Europe, European, Early Imprints, Italian,

Edition: Fourth Edition

Publisher: Milano, Dalla Tipografia di Giovanni Silvestri: 1814

Binding: Half-Leather

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 2198736

Keywords: TRAVEL TRAVELOGUE MILAN MILANESE ITALY ITALIAN,