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Vita Di Cosimo De'Medici, Primo Gran Duca Di Toscana, Descritta da Aldo Mannucci

Author:
Written by Aldo Mannucci (1547–1597)
Engraver:
Illustrations engraved by Agostino Carracci (Italian, Bologna 1557–1602 Parma)
Engraver:
Map engraved by Giacomo Franco (Italian, Venice 1550–1620 Venice)
Engraver:
Illustrations engraved by Melchior Meier (German, active Italy, ca. 1572–82)
Subject of book:
About Cosimo I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (Italian, Florence 1519–1574 Florence)
Published in:
Bologna
Date:
1586
Medium:
Printed book with engravings and woodcuts.
Dimensions:
12 5/8 × 8 7/8 × 13/16 in. (32 × 22.5 × 2 cm)
Classification:
Books
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1937
Accession Number:
37.37.9
Not on view
B. 140, 262, 264; De Grazia 135-139
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