Altemps, Giovanni Angelo von (Bibliotheca Altempsana)

Biography: Nephew of Markus Sittikus von Hohenems.



From Provenance Catalogue: A great book-lover who left behind a large and valuable library when he died in 1620. His interest ranged from history and literature to physics, astronomy and mathematics and he was a correspondent of Galileo Galilei. The greater part of his library is now in the Vatican, the rest being dispersed.

Biography Date: d.1620.

Biography References: CERL; Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani, Roma, 1960.


Book List

Items 1 Ordered by Owner, A-Z