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Ristretto delli dominij, monti, selue, laghi, fiumi, deserti et metropoli ò città capitali, et nobili de tutte le quattro parti della terra ò sia; breue prattica de paesi delle quattro parti dell terra fatica / di Gio Battista Nicolosi da Paternó in Sicilia
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1 bound manuscript, 482 p.
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The crest on the covers indicate it was once in the library of Pope Innocent X (1574-1655) who was Pope from 1644 to 1655.
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Translation of title: Limited descriptions of domains, mountains , forests, lakes , rivers , deserts and cities or capital cities , nobles and of all four parts of the earth ; a brief description of the countries of the four parts of the [workable?] earth fatigue / Gio Battista Nicolosi from Paternó in Sicily.
The manuscript is presumably related to Battista's published work, Dell' Hercole e studio geografico (1660).
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Manuscript was acquired from Barry Brown in the late 1960s.
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