Italian 147 -- Giovanni di Domenico BURCHIELLO. Rime commentate dal Doni. Venice: per Francesco Marcolini, 1553. 8°. Woodcut portrait of the author to A8v repeated on O7v. Marcolini's device to title and final leaf. Woodcut armorial initial to A7r and smaller woodcut floral initials. (Paper repair to foot of title after erasure of inscription, marginal soiling.) Late 19th-century fawn morocco gilt, marbled endpapers, g.e. Provenance: Piero Ginori Conti (armorial bookplate). First edition of the poems edited by Doni. Adams B3296; BL STC Italian p. 223; Cencimento B4093 -- Bernardino BALDI. Versi e Prose. Venice: Francesco de'Franceschi, 1590. 4°. Woodcut device to title, historiated initials and typographical ornaments. (Title spotted, heavy stains to quire L, some marginal spotting and occasional thumb-soiling.) 18th-century vellum with morocco label (a few worm traces), blue sprinkled edges. BL STC Italian p. 68; Cencimento B150; Gamba 1222: "pregevole raccolta". With one other work in verse by Francesco Berni, and 4 prose works by Annibale Rinuccini, Agnolo Firenzuola and others. (8) " /> DANTE ALIGHIERI. <I>La divina comedia</I>, edited by Lodovico Dolce. Venice: Gabriel Giolito de Ferrari, et fratelli, 1555 [colophon: 1554]. 12°. Woodcut cartouche and Giolto's phoenix device to title. Medallion portrait of Dante on leaf *3<V>v. Twelve oval woodcuts in text enclosed by a frame with grotesques. Small grotesque, historiated and putti initials, grotesque headpieces and numerous type ornaments. (Title stained and repaired in blank area, margins generally rather soiled and stained.) 18th-century vellum titled in manuscript. FIRST DOLCE EDITION and the first edition to have the title <I>Divina comedia</I>. The cuts are based on Marcolini's blocks of 1544. Adams P101; BL STC <I>Italian</I> p. 210; Gamba 389: "Raro"; Mortimer <I>Italian</I> 147 -- Giovanni di Domenico BURCHIELLO. <I>Rime commentate dal Doni</I>. Venice: per Francesco Marcolini, 1553. 8°. Woodcut portrait of the author to A8<V>v repeated on O7<V>v. Marcolini's device to title and final leaf. Woodcut armorial initial to A7<V>r and smaller woodcut floral initials. (Paper repair to foot of title after erasure of inscription, marginal soiling.) Late 19th-century fawn morocco gilt, marbled endpapers, g.e. <I>Provenance</I>: Piero Ginori Conti (armorial bookplate). First edition of the poems edited by Doni. Adams B3296; BL STC <I>Italian</I> p. 223; Cencimento B4093 -- Bernardino BALDI. <I>Versi e Prose</I>. Venice: Francesco de'Franceschi, 1590. 4°. Woodcut device to title, historiated initials and typographical ornaments. (Title spotted, heavy stains to quire L, some marginal spotting and occasional thumb-soiling.) 18th-century vellum with morocco label (a few worm traces), blue sprinkled edges. BL STC<I> Italian</I> p. 68; Cencimento B150; Gamba 1222: "pregevole raccolta". With one other work in verse by Francesco Berni, and 4 prose works by Annibale Rinuccini, Agnolo Firenzuola and others. (8) | Christie's
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    THE FELTRINELLI LIBRARY PART VI

    2 June 1998, London, South Kensington

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    DANTE ALIGHIERI. La divina comedia, edited by Lodovico Dolce. Venice: Gabriel Giolito de Ferrari, et fratelli, 1555 [colophon: 1554]. 12°. Woodcut cartouche and Giolto's phoenix device to title. Medallion portrait of Dante on leaf *3v. Twelve oval woodcuts in text enclosed by a frame with grotesques. Small grotesque, historiated and putti initials, grotesque headpieces and numerous type ornaments. (Title stained and repaired in blank area, margins generally rather soiled and stained.) 18th-century vellum titled in manuscript. FIRST DOLCE EDITION and the first edition to have the title Divina comedia. The cuts are based on Marcolini's blocks of 1544. Adams P101; BL STC Italian p. 210; Gamba 389: "Raro"; Mortimer Italian 147 -- Giovanni di Domenico BURCHIELLO. Rime commentate dal Doni. Venice: per Francesco Marcolini, 1553. 8°. Woodcut portrait of the author to A8v repeated on O7v. Marcolini's device to title and final leaf. Woodcut armorial initial to A7r and smaller woodcut floral initials. (Paper repair to foot of title after erasure of inscription, marginal soiling.) Late 19th-century fawn morocco gilt, marbled endpapers, g.e. Provenance: Piero Ginori Conti (armorial bookplate). First edition of the poems edited by Doni. Adams B3296; BL STC Italian p. 223; Cencimento B4093 -- Bernardino BALDI. Versi e Prose. Venice: Francesco de'Franceschi, 1590. 4°. Woodcut device to title, historiated initials and typographical ornaments. (Title spotted, heavy stains to quire L, some marginal spotting and occasional thumb-soiling.) 18th-century vellum with morocco label (a few worm traces), blue sprinkled edges. BL STC Italian p. 68; Cencimento B150; Gamba 1222: "pregevole raccolta". With one other work in verse by Francesco Berni, and 4 prose works by Annibale Rinuccini, Agnolo Firenzuola and others. (8)

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    DANTE ALIGHIERI. La divina comedia, edited by Lodovico Dolce. Venice: Gabriel Giolito de Ferrari, et fratelli, 1555 [colophon: 1554]. 12°. Woodcut cartouche and Giolto's phoenix device to title. Medallion portrait of Dante on leaf *3v. Twelve oval woodcuts in text enclosed by a frame with grotesques. Small grotesque, historiated and putti initials, grotesque headpieces and numerous type ornaments. (Title stained and repaired in blank area, margins generally rather soiled and stained.) 18th-century vellum titled in manuscript. FIRST DOLCE EDITION and the first edition to have the title Divina comedia. The cuts are based on Marcolini's blocks of 1544. Adams P101; BL STC Italian p. 210; Gamba 389: "Raro"; Mortimer Italian 147 -- Giovanni di Domenico BURCHIELLO. Rime commentate dal Doni. Venice: per Francesco Marcolini, 1553. 8°. Woodcut portrait of the author to A8v repeated on O7v. Marcolini's device to title and final leaf. Woodcut armorial initial to A7r and smaller woodcut floral initials. (Paper repair to foot of title after erasure of inscription, marginal soiling.) Late 19th-century fawn morocco gilt, marbled endpapers, g.e. Provenance: Piero Ginori Conti (armorial bookplate). First edition of the poems edited by Doni. Adams B3296; BL STC Italian p. 223; Cencimento B4093 -- Bernardino BALDI. Versi e Prose. Venice: Francesco de'Franceschi, 1590. 4°. Woodcut device to title, historiated initials and typographical ornaments. (Title spotted, heavy stains to quire L, some marginal spotting and occasional thumb-soiling.) 18th-century vellum with morocco label (a few worm traces), blue sprinkled edges. BL STC Italian p. 68; Cencimento B150; Gamba 1222: "pregevole raccolta". With one other work in verse by Francesco Berni, and 4 prose works by Annibale Rinuccini, Agnolo Firenzuola and others. (8)


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