A volume in 8º (16.2 x 10.4 cm), full leather binding from the 18th century, spine decorated with gold details, spine label.
9 sheets, including the title page, with the printer’s mark engraved in wood, 272 sheets (numbered by sheets), 4 sheets. Wood-engraved initials.
Cover with some damage and reinforcements.
First edition. The author, official chronicler of the Medici, presents one of the first texts published in praise of women and their virtues, defending equality with men and denying their inferiority.
Divided into five chapters where he disputes the prevailing thesis on the inferiority of women, and offers details and biographies of some Italian women who stood out for their remarkable virtues or beauty.
- Number of Books
- Feminism, Biographies, Italy, History
- Author/ Illustrator
- Domenichi, Lodovico
- Book Title
- La Nobiltà delle Donne di M. Lodovico Domenichi
- Publication year oldest item
- 1st Edition
- Original language
- Vinetia [Venecia], appresso Gabriel Giolito de Ferrari
- Binding/ Material
- Number of pages
- 162×104 mm