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    Sale 5309

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    2 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 117

    DONI, Antonio Francesco (1513-1574). Il cancellieri, libro della memoria [libro dell'eloquenza]. Venice: Gabriel Giolito, 1562. 2 volumes in one, 4° (191 x 135mm). Woodcut device on titles, numerous woodcut initials and a few headpieces. Polished tan calf gilt by C. Lewis, contrasting labels on spine, gilt edges, gilt turn-ins (top label and foot of spine chipped). Edit-on line 17705; Bongi II, pp.149-50.

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    DONI, Antonio Francesco (1513-1574). Il cancellieri, libro della memoria [libro dell'eloquenza]. Venice: Gabriel Giolito, 1562. 2 volumes in one, 4° (191 x 135mm). Woodcut device on titles, numerous woodcut initials and a few headpieces. Polished tan calf gilt by C. Lewis, contrasting labels on spine, gilt edges, gilt turn-ins (top label and foot of spine chipped). Edit-on line 17705; Bongi II, pp.149-50.

    PETRARCA, Francesco (1304-1374). Il Petrarca con l'espositione d'Alessandro Vellutello. Venice: Gabriel Giolito, 1544, 4° (209 x 142mm). Title within large woodcut border incorporating Giolito's device, another version on last page, 6 triomphi woodcuts (title just shaved at outer and lower margins (some repaired worming in lower and upper margins, occasional light soiling). 19th-century russia gilt, gilt edges, inner gilt Greek key pattern. Edit-on line 26020; Bongi I, pp.80-81.

    BOCCACCIO, Giovanni (1313-1375). Ameto, comedia delle ninfe fiorentine. Venice: Gabriel Giolito, 1558. 8°. Woodcut device on title, woodcut initials (last few leaves stained, a few inkstains). 19th-century half sheep. Provenance: G.C. Galletti (blue stamp on title). Edit-on line 6342; Bongi II, p.61. (3)


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