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Habiti D'Huomeni Et Donne Venetiane Con La Processione Della Serma. Signoria Et Altri Particolari Cioè Trionfi Feste Et Cerimonie Publiche Della Nobilissima Città Di Venetia

RA Collection: Book

Record number



[Venice:]: Giacomo Franco Forma In Frezzaria al'insegna del sole con Privilegio, (1610.)

Physical Description

[26] pl. (incl. t.pl. and one dble. pl. carrying the letter-press dedication on its verso); 295 mm.


[T.pl., dedic.] - [Plates].

Responsibility Note

The plates are unsigned by draughtsman or engraver.

Each carries the imprint of Giacomo Franco.

The work is dedicated by Giacomo Franco to Vincenzo Gonzaga, Duca Di Mantova.


R. Colas, Bibliographie Générale du Costume (1933), no. 1108, col. 384-5; Katalog Der Freiherrlich Von Lipperheide'schen Kostümbibliothek (repr. 1963), no. 1324, p.527.

Summary Note

No publication-date is given on the title-plate. The dedication carries the date of 1610.

The plates show Venetians and public events in Venice. A heraldic device has been pasted onto the verso of the title plate.


Republished as microfiche in 1988 (Urbana, USA: University of Illinois Library Leopoldo Cicognara Program). A 'facsimile eliotipico' was published in 1876 (Venezia: F. Ongania).

Binding Note

17th century white vellum; green morocco spine-piece lettered 'G. Franco. Habiti D'Huomeni Et Donne Venetiane. 1610'.


Costume - Dress - Processions - Festivals - Ceremonies - Venetians - Italy - Veneto - Venice - History - 17th century
Vedute - Views - Italy - 17th century
Pictorial works - Italy - 17th century


Giacomo Franco, printer, publisher
Vincenzo Gonzaga Duke of Mantua, dedicatee

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