The HISTORIA NATURALIS is the first encyclopedia, a compilation covering every aspect of the world as known to an intelligent Roman of the first century. The wonderfully imaginative miniatures which accompany the copy of the text in the Victoria and Albert Museum are attributed to Giuliano Amedei, and although describing early Roman practice, they show life in mid-fifteeth-century Italy. Ms. Whalley adds a full description and a précis of Pliny's text to each beautifully reproduced full color illustration. 46, 2 pages. cloth, dust jacket.. small 4to..
Descrizione libro Victoria & Albert Museum, 1982. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0905209214
Descrizione libro Victoria & Albert Museum, 1982. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110905209214