Istoria delle origini e condizioni de' luoghi principali del Polesine di Rovigo di Giangirolamo Bronziero ora per la prima volta data in luce, [...]

Autore: BRONZIERO, Giovanni Girolamo (1577-1630)

Tipografo: Carlo Pecora

Dati tipografici: Venezia, 1748

4to (299x225 mm). [8], 220, [4] pp. The last leaf is a blank. Printer's device on title page showing the inside of a printing shop. Woodcut headpieces and initials. Contemporary boards. A flawless, full-margined copy with deckle edges.


FIRST AND ONLY EDITION (reprinted only recently by Forni, in 1967 and 1979, as anastatic reprint). A few copies of this edition bear the date 1747.

Born in Badia Polesine, which dedicated to him the local public library, Bronziero was a physician and a historian. He graduated in medicine in 1597 and was later call to practice in Belluno.

His fundamental work on the Polesine region in southern Veneto, the first ever dedicated exclusively to that area, was completed in Belluno in 1629, but was published only a century after his death.


Catalogo unico, IT\ICCU\UBOE\001498; Lozzi, 3742; Coleti, 173.