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CORIO, Bernardino (1459-1519 ca.) - L'Historia di Milano volgarmente scritta. Venice: Giovanni Maria Bonelli, 1554.Second edition of this important history of Milan, which appeared for the first time in 1503 (see previous lot). 4to (208 x 152mm). Frontispiece with a typographical mark depicting Minerva riding a lion within an illustrated frame, typographical mark at the end with a spider in the centre of the web, full-page woodcut vignette in the text at 5.6, historiated woodcut initials, last blank (occasional flourishing, a few papers with minor restoration to the lower corner, slight dampstain to the outer margin). Eighteenth-century vellum, title on spine label, splash cuts (modern sguards and stitching); preserved in a modern decorated paper slipcase with a modern facsimile portrait inserted at the beginning of the work. Title with printer's device within frame depicting Minerva riding a lion, printer's device at the end with a spider, full-page woodcut vignette in the text at 5.6, woodcut historiated initials, with final blank (occasional spotting, a few leaves with small restoration in the lower corner, light dampstaining in outer margin). 18th-century vellum, title on spine label, speckled edges (modern endpapers and stitching); preserved in a modern box in decorated paper and with a modern facsimile portrait inserted at the beginning of the work. Provenance: Aegigy? Giannini (early ownership note on title page) - inscription on final leaf with printer's device, remains of a red wax stamp on second leaf - Mostra del libro antico (fair ticket). ENCORIO, Bernardino (1459-1519 ca.) - L'Historia di Milano volgarmente scritta. Venice: Giovanni Maria Bonelli, 1554.Second edition of this important history of Milan, which first appeared in 1503 (see previous lot). 4to (208 x 152mm). Frontispiece with typographical mark depicting Minerva riding a lion within a frame figure

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