Brieve commentaria; nelle Guerra della Germania fatta del felicissimo & maxima Imperadore Carlo. V. d'Austria del MDXLVI. et MDXLVII. Tradotto di Spagnuolo in lingua Toscana.

Venetia (Venice), (Comin), 1548. Small 8vo. Cont. full vellum w. title and author written in ink in contemporary hand on back. Inner hinges cracked, and book block almost loose from binding. Sewing cords on back fully intact, thus keeping book block tight. First ab. 10 leaves w. some soiling, not heavy. Faint waterstaining throughout, but overall a nice copy. Three woodcut allegorical initials (ab. 3x3 cm.). Old owner's name in cont. hand on t-p.: "D. Gio: Guido Sirano.". (2), 63, (2) pp., pp. (64) - 103, (1) p. (colophon).

First Italian translation, translated by the author, being the the first translation into any other language, of this popular work originally written and published in Sapnish in 1547 and 1548. The work, though very partial, became exceedingly popular, and within a period of a few years, the work was reprinted several times and translated into several languages. It was published in Latin twice in 1550 and in French the same year. The second Italian edition already appeard in 1549.
"Quoique écrit avec partialité, cet ouvrage obtient un grand succès dans sa nouveauté. Imprimé d'abord en Espagne en 1548, il fut, en peu d'années, réimprimé plusieurs fois." (Brunet I:588).
Brunet I:588, Greasse I:264, Adams A 2340.

Order-nr.: 33048

DKK 3.600,00