Giovio, Paolo (1483-1552) Elogia Virorum Literis Illustrium.
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Giovio, Paolo (1483-1552) Elogia Virorum Literis Illustrium. Basel: Petrus Perna, 1577. Folio, first edition to contain woodcut portraits by Tobias Stimmer (1539-1584), whose paintings include those that adorn the Strasbourg astronomical clock, title page printed within an elaborate architectural woodcut compartment by Stimmer; some marginal water and other stains, one opening with light smudging and staining (mud? ink?) over both leaves (t1 verso & t2 recto), otherwise generally good, in modern half red morocco, 12 3/4 x 8 1/4 in.
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