De Imitatione Libri Tres …

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Creator

Ricci, Bartolomeo.

Title

De Imitatione Libri Tres …

Publisher

Paris: Bernard Turrisan (Bernardo Torresani) for the Aldine Press,

Date

1557.

Description

A small (twelvemo) imprint from the press of Bernardo Torresani, the grandson of Andrea, printed in Paris “in Aldina bibliotheca.” Bartolomeo Ricci (1490–1569) was the tutor to Prince Alfonso d’Este of Ferrara (1533–1597), and dedicated this short rhetorical treatise to him. Contemporary French calf, gilt, with interlaced design enclosing a central hexagon that evokes the Star of David.

Source

From the collection of G. Scott Clemons.

Citation

Ricci, Bartolomeo. , “De Imitatione Libri Tres … ,” Grolier Club Exhibitions, accessed June 19, 2018, http://grolierclub.omeka.net/items/show/253.