Laurenti Bonincontri Miniatensis Historiarum Utriusque Siciliae



Publisher: Ex Typographio Petr. Caiet. Viviani, Florentiae, MDCCXXXIX [1739]
Description: ppxxxix, 348, title page in red and black. 8vo, in a modern full calf binding, a little discoloured. Slight dampstaining in the gutter of ppviii-xx, else a very good copy

Bonincontri (c.1410-1490), of San Miniato just outside Florence, philosopher, naturalist and historian, published his History of the Two Sicilies late in his career. The present edition is a self- contained section of an anthology put out in 1739, under the auspices of the Dominicans in Florence, of ‘Delights from Learned and Ancient Works’ compiled by Giovanni Lami

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