RIPA, Cesare (1560-1645) - Iconologia, ouero descrittione d'imagini delle Virtù, Vitij, Affetti, Passioni humane, Corpi celesti, Mondo e sue parti. Padua: Lorenzo Pasquato per Pietro Paolo Tozzi, 1611. 16th century edition of this work first published in 1593, representing a compendium of Egyptian, Greek and Roman emblematical representations. 4to (205 x 150mm). Editor device on title, printer device on a2 recto, numerous woodcut illustrations, initials, frames and endpieces (spotting, browning, V1/X4, 2T1/2T4 e 3R1/3R4 heavily browned, tear on 3G3). Ancient vellum, manuscript author and title on spine (until quire M quite loose binding, rubbed, wormholes). Provenance: manuscript ownership note on a1 verso.