Book Details


Noua racolta de li animali piu curiosi del mondo disegnati et intagliati.
Published: Roma : G.J. Rossi, 1650.
Description: Antonio Tempesta was a well-known Florentine painter and engraver. This book is a collection of engravings of animals, produced by Tempesta and published by Giorgio Jacomo Rossi after Tempesta's death. Like many works of this period, this book features hybrid human-animal monsters.
Condition/Repair: The sewing structure is weak. The conservator will tip in loose plates and make kozo hinge mounts to reattach pages in volume 1.
Donation Needed: $50.00