Item #010251 1535 - Leaf from the Supplementum Supplementi de le Chroniche (Suppliementum Supplements to the Chronicle) of Giacomo Filippo Foresti. Giacomo Filippo Foresti.
1535 - Leaf from the Supplementum Supplementi de le Chroniche (Suppliementum Supplements to the Chronicle) of Giacomo Filippo Foresti

1535 - Leaf from the Supplementum Supplementi de le Chroniche (Suppliementum Supplements to the Chronicle) of Giacomo Filippo Foresti

Venice, Italy: Bernardo Bindoni, 1535. Disbound. Giacomo Filippo Foresti first published his Supplement at Venice in 1483. It was a popular universal chronicle of its time and reprinted several times. It mixes mythological, historical, and Christian figures and treating all on an equal footing. It contains chapters on the Sibyls, the Trojan War and other similar topics. It is noteworthy for its illustrations of many cities of the world.

This leaf (8” x 11½”) is from the 1535 edition printed in Vence by Bernardino Bindoni and features a woodcut depicting “Alessandria (Alexandria) Citta grandissima in Egytto (Egypt)

. Very good. Item #010251

Price: $50.00