Hardcover with Dj. Modern reprint of original edition of 1622, reproducing original title page and engravings. Edited, with preface and notes by Piero Chiara. Spine lightly sunned with small tear at head and 1″ closed tear on spine edge near foot; dj spine partially detached at hinges, and panels slightly worn, chipped, and externally mended with tape. An ornithological classic. Text in Italian. A very good copy of the classic.