Rome: Lazzari, 1653. Early edition. Hardcover. pp: (xii), 356; publisher's device on title-page, Errori e Correttioni on pp 355-356. Bound in vellum over boards, ribbed spine, red leather label with gilt title; vellum discolored, lower portion of front joint started. 6" x 3" Good. Item #039839
Biography of Sforza (1452-1508), Duke of Milan and a ruthless ruler, but also a patron of Leonardo da Vinci and other major Renaissance artists and scholars. Text in Italian.