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BENZI (Ugo). Regole della sanita e della... - Lot 18 - Paris Enchères - Collin du Bocage
BENZI (Ugo). Regole della sanita e della natura de cibi. Turin, Gio. Domenico Tarino, 1618. Small in-8, contemporary vellum, handwritten title on spine.
Title, (15) ff. 850 pp.
Interesting edition, dedicated to Maurice of Savoy, of this treatise on dietetics by Ugo Benzi (1376-1439); it was edited by Giovanni Lodovico Bertaldi, who added important comments on Piedmontese cuisine. It was republished in 1620.
It was first published in Italian in Milan by Pietro de Cornero in 1481. Some passages concern coffee and tobacco.
Two old handwritten bookplates.
Stains and foxing. Binding handled.
B.IN.G., 183 - Vicaire, 82 (1620).
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