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    Sale 5309

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    2 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 107

    ARIOSTO, Lodovico. Orlando furioso ... Di nuouo aggiuntoui li cinque canti. Venice: Vincenzo Valgrisi, 1568. 4° (235 x 164mm). 51 full-page illustrations in the text, device on last page (top margins cut close affecting title and a few headlines, other margins of title shaved and with a repair at lower fore-corner, some staining). 19th-century half vellum (tear in head of spine). Edit-on line 2758.

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    ARIOSTO, Lodovico. Orlando furioso ... Di nuouo aggiuntoui li cinque canti. Venice: Vincenzo Valgrisi, 1568. 4° (235 x 164mm). 51 full-page illustrations in the text, device on last page (top margins cut close affecting title and a few headlines, other margins of title shaved and with a repair at lower fore-corner, some staining). 19th-century half vellum (tear in head of spine). Edit-on line 2758.

    SANSOVINO, Francesco (1521-1586). Cento novelle. Venice: A. de Vecchi, 1603. 4° (194 x 142mm). 94 woodcut illustrations (including repeats) in the text (a few light stains). Later vellum. Provenance: Samuel Bradshaw (armorial bookplate).

    PETRARCA, Francesco. Il Petrarcha. [Toscolano: Alessandro Paganini, between 1527 and 1533]. 8°. (Top margins cut quite close not affecting headlines or pagination, a few light stains). 18th-centuery French green morocco, gilt spine with red morocco labels, triple gilt fillet round sides, gilt edges, gilt turn ins (joints and corners a little worn). Edit-on line 55833 (one copy so far reported); (3)


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