Domenichi, Lodovico - La Nobiltà delle Donne di M. Lodovico Domenichi - 1549

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Domenichi, Lodovico - La Nobiltà delle Donne di M. Lodovico Domenichi - 1549
History, Feminism, Biographies, Italy - Quantity: 1 - Book

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.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Feminism, Biographies, Italy, History
Author/ Illustrator
Domenichi, Lodovico
Book Title
La Nobiltà delle Donne di M. Lodovico Domenichi
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1549
Edition
1st Edition
Language
Italian
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Vinetia [Venecia], appresso Gabriel Giolito de Ferrari
Binding/ Material
Leather
Number of pages
272
Dimensions
162×104 mm
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