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    Sale 5309

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    2 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 132

    PONTANO, Giovanni Gioviano (1426-1503). Opera omnia soluta oratione composita. Venice: Aldine Press, June 1518-April 1519-September 1519. 3 volumes, 4° (211 x 131mm). Woodcut device on title of volume I and last page of volume III (ownership inscription deleted on titles). Early 18th-century English red panelled morocco gilt, titles elegantly inked on fore-edges in a 16th-century hand (rebacked with earlier labels on spines, front free endpapers of vol.II & III detached). Provenance: Charles Minot, Harvard Library (bookplate and release stamp). Third Aldine edition. Renouard 82/3, 87/6 & 87/7. (3)

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    PONTANO, Giovanni Gioviano (1426-1503). Opera omnia soluta oratione composita. Venice: Aldine Press, June 1518-April 1519-September 1519. 3 volumes, 4° (211 x 131mm). Woodcut device on title of volume I and last page of volume III (ownership inscription deleted on titles). Early 18th-century English red panelled morocco gilt, titles elegantly inked on fore-edges in a 16th-century hand (rebacked with earlier labels on spines, front free endpapers of vol.II & III detached). Provenance: Charles Minot, Harvard Library (bookplate and release stamp). Third Aldine edition. Renouard 82/3, 87/6 & 87/7. (3)


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