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Tommaso Garzoni, 'Piazza Universale', Merian,
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Tommaso Garzoni (1549-1589) – Italian writer
'Piazza Universale: Das ist: Allgemeiner Schawplatz, Marckt und Zusammenkunfft aller Professionen, Künsten, Geschäfften, Händeln und Handtwercken…'
Printed and published by Hieronymus Polich and Nicolaus Kuchenbecker at publishing house M. Merian Sel. Erben, Frankfurt/Main, 1659
Artist: Jost Amman (1539-1591) - Swiss-German drawer, engraver, woodcutter, painter and book author
Unaltered print of the Frankfurt edition from 1641
Renowned work on various professions: in 153 discourses, arts, trades, classes, virtues and vices of the days are presented in a both witty, ribald and entertaining manner
Engraved frontispiece and three coppers by Merian as well as 143 woodcuts by Jost Amman, woodcut printer's device at the end
Collation: 14 unnumbered leaves; 1084 pages; 7 leaves register, lacking the map of the world, else complete copy
Original contemporary vellum binding; three blue edges
Dimensions of volume: 21 x 18 x 7 cm
In good condition
Reference: Becker, Amman 65, 16e; Wüthrich, Merian II, 23 and illu. 14-16; Graesse III, 32
With its illustrations the work allows good insight into almost all relevant professions of its days. Some of them are the oldest depictions of trades and their respective tools.
Object is regular taxed. 19% VAT is added to the purchase price for deliveries within the EU.

Complete title:

'Piazza Universale: Das ist: Allgemeiner Schawplatz, Marckt und Zusammenkunfft aller Professionen, Künsten, Geschäfften, Händeln und Handtwercken. Wann und von wem dieselbe erfunden: Wie sie von Tag zu Tag zugenommen: Sampt außführlicher Beschreibung alles dessen so darzu gehörig: Beneben deren darin vorfallenden Mängeln Verbesserung: Allen Politicis, auch jedermänniglich, weß Standts der sey, sehr nutzlich und lustig zu lesen: Erstmaln durch Thomam Garzonum, Italianisch zusamen getragen: anjetzo aber auffs trewlichste verteutscht, mit zugehörigen Figuren und underschiedlichen Registern gezieret und in Truck gegeben'


Contains, amongst others, the following groups and professions:

astronomer, doctor, alchemist, philosopher, goldsmith, type founder, book printer, silk weaver, farmer, gaffer, merchant, miller, beggar, clockmaker, tanner, cook, fool, spinner, bather, book dealer, shoemaker, carters, judges, gardener, wire puller, farmhand, salter, poets and many more


Condition:

Pages slightly and evenly browned, some brown staining in places of margins.


Binding:

Vellum slightly browned and minimally stained. Boards with few small worm holes.


Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.

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Tommaso Garzoni, 'Piazza Universale', Merian,

Estimate €1,600 - €2,000
Mar 23, 2015
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Est. €1,600 - €2,000Starting Price €1,000
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Lot 0025 Details

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Tommaso Garzoni (1549-1589) – Italian writer
'Piazza Universale: Das ist: Allgemeiner Schawplatz, Marckt und Zusammenkunfft aller Professionen, Künsten, Geschäfften, Händeln und Handtwercken…'
Printed and published by Hieronymus Polich and Nicolaus Kuchenbecker at publishing house M. Merian Sel. Erben, Frankfurt/Main, 1659
Artist: Jost Amman (1539-1591) - Swiss-German drawer, engraver, woodcutter, painter and book author
Unaltered print of the Frankfurt edition from 1641
Renowned work on various professions: in 153 discourses, arts, trades, classes, virtues and vices of the days are presented in a both witty, ribald and entertaining manner
Engraved frontispiece and three coppers by Merian as well as 143 woodcuts by Jost Amman, woodcut printer's device at the end
Collation: 14 unnumbered leaves; 1084 pages; 7 leaves register, lacking the map of the world, else complete copy
Original contemporary vellum binding; three blue edges
Dimensions of volume: 21 x 18 x 7 cm
In good condition
Reference: Becker, Amman 65, 16e; Wüthrich, Merian II, 23 and illu. 14-16; Graesse III, 32
With its illustrations the work allows good insight into almost all relevant professions of its days. Some of them are the oldest depictions of trades and their respective tools.
Object is regular taxed. 19% VAT is added to the purchase price for deliveries within the EU.

Complete title:

'Piazza Universale: Das ist: Allgemeiner Schawplatz, Marckt und Zusammenkunfft aller Professionen, Künsten, Geschäfften, Händeln und Handtwercken. Wann und von wem dieselbe erfunden: Wie sie von Tag zu Tag zugenommen: Sampt außführlicher Beschreibung alles dessen so darzu gehörig: Beneben deren darin vorfallenden Mängeln Verbesserung: Allen Politicis, auch jedermänniglich, weß Standts der sey, sehr nutzlich und lustig zu lesen: Erstmaln durch Thomam Garzonum, Italianisch zusamen getragen: anjetzo aber auffs trewlichste verteutscht, mit zugehörigen Figuren und underschiedlichen Registern gezieret und in Truck gegeben'


Contains, amongst others, the following groups and professions:

astronomer, doctor, alchemist, philosopher, goldsmith, type founder, book printer, silk weaver, farmer, gaffer, merchant, miller, beggar, clockmaker, tanner, cook, fool, spinner, bather, book dealer, shoemaker, carters, judges, gardener, wire puller, farmhand, salter, poets and many more


Condition:

Pages slightly and evenly browned, some brown staining in places of margins.


Binding:

Vellum slightly browned and minimally stained. Boards with few small worm holes.


Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.

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