Aldrovandi, Ulisse ~ De quadrupedibus digitatis viviparis libri tres, et De quadrupedibus digitatis oviparis libri duo
Bologna: Nicolo Tebaldini, 1645.
Second edition of the Quadrupedibus digitatis originally published 1637. Aldrovandi's hailed as the Pliny of the time published a series of ground breaking and beautifully illustrated Natural History. Top part of blank and title water stained, last leaf (colophon) toned, else a notably fine clean and fresh copy. Illustrated throughout, with many large and full page woodcuts. Modern antique style panelled calf, with new endpapers. No ownership markings, no library marks.Folio 35 x 23 cms. Title 718 pp  (index colophon)
BINDING : Hardback
INVENTORY NUMBER: 108038