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Inscription

on vellum fly leaf in brown in: F[?] Vieci / 1544 / [?] / [Latin and Italian inscritions follow that are not deciphered]; inside upper cover in blue pen: 75-46-15; in graphite: 5 H15847 / BM.C VII 948/241.HOH 262 B11 / (De bl. von angl. ex. effer blyantspag 252-262; 67.55 68, 72, 75, 92, 126, 131, 133; two sets of pagination marks in graphite throughout

Provenance

Flavia Vieci, 1544 (inscription on vellum flyleaf). Jacobus Paix (1594 Bohemian inscription on vellum flyleaf). John Howell, 1975; Arthur and Charlotte Vershbow (bookplate), Boston; (Christie's New York via Ursus Rare Books,sale 2706, 09-Apr-13, lot 331); Anonymous Donor; gift to NGA, 2013.

Exhibition History
1976
Fact and Fantasy: Illustrated books from a private collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University, Cambridge, 1976, no. 1, 11.
Bibliography
1976
Becker, David P. Fact and Fantasy: Illustrated Books from a Private Collection. Cambridge: 1976, no. 1.