London, South Kensington
2 June 2008
16TH CENTURY BOOKS
AESOP (c.620-560BC). Fabulae elegentissimis eiconibus veras animaliu[m] species ad viuu[m] adumbrantes. Lyon: Jean de Tournes, 1570. 16° (118 x 75mm). Wood-engraved armorial on title, parallel text in Greek and Latin, woodcut illustrations (a few light spots and some light marginal browning). 17th-century red armorial morocco gilt (lightly rubbed, some staining). Provenance: Garratts Hall Library (armorial bookplate); Frederick A. Heygate Lambert (modern inscription on front free endpaper); some later underlining and pencil marginalia. Cartier 535.
With Pietro Nelli's Il Primo e Secondo Libro delle Satire alla Carlona (Venice, 1548, 2 parts in one vol., later red armorial morocco gilt). (2)
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