Lotti, Lotto. Ch' n' ha Cervel hapa gamb. O sia la liberatione di Vienna assediata dall' armi Ottomane. Poemetto giocoso. In lingua popolare Bolognese consecrato.

Parma, heredi di [Mario] Vigna, 1685.

8vo. (16), 121, (3) pp. With engr. frontispiece and 5 engr. plates by Giovanni Giuseppe Cosattini. Contemp. Italian vellum.

 1,500.00

First edition of Lotto Lotti's (1667-1714) poem celebrating the liberation of Vienna from the 1683 Turkish siege, written in the Bologna dialect. "Divided in 5 cantos of 30 to 40 eight-line verses each" (Kábdebo). Among the pretty engravings are scenes of the siege and battle.

Somewhat browned and (finger-)stained throughout; worming to blank margin near beginning; vellum on lower board and spine-end restored professionally.

Sturminger 1971. Kábdebo II, 290. British Library (17th c. Italian books) I, 503. ICCU VEAE\001923. Graesse IV, 264.

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