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BERTELLI, Pietro.

Diversaru[m] nationum habitatus ...

Stock Code
96192
Padua, Apud Alciatum Alcia; Wofanangum Ludou ab Hutten, 1589
£6,750


A well executed and wide-ranging collection of plates by the Italian engraver Bertelli, depicting peoples from all across Europe from Moscow to London, a few plates of native American and African costume, some scenes of Venice and of monuments, including a few specific portraits, the electors and representatives of the Holy Roman Empire, processions of the Pope and the Sultan and the and depictions of characters from the Venetian commedia dell'arte and Carnevale. The plates depicting Turkish costume are after Nicolay.

The first part includes 24 Greek and Turkish plates. The second part includes the fine Turkish processional panorama, 69.5 x 13.75 cm.

Rare. A third part consisting of Italian subjects was issued later.

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Description

Second edition. 2 parts in 1 volume, small 8vo (14.5 x 10.5 cm)., 1st part: engraved title, [iv] pp., engraved coat-of-arms, 106 engraved plates including 2 folding panoramas (1 with small hole with loss to image), 1 with overslip; 2nd part: engraved title, [iv] pp., engraved coat-of-arms, 79 engraved plates including 1 folding panorama, 2 with overslips, plate 26 signed'H. R.', plates 63 & 64 'execudit de Franco', occasional light waterstain, occasional light soiling, generally in excellent condition, contemporary vellum, lightly shaken.

Bibliography

Colas 316; Lipperheide 20; Vinet 2092.

Stock ID:96192

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