9 June 2004
ANGUILLARA, Giovanni Andrea dell' (ca 1517-1572). Edippo Tragedia... Padova: Lorenzo Pasquatto, 1565.
4o (235 x 170 mm). Woodcut vignette on title and one large woodcut initial. Contemporary limp Italian boards, spine ink lettered, uncut (some rubbing to raised bands, light darkening to edges). Provenance: Gustavo Camillo Galletti (small inkstamp on title); Baron Horace de Landau (bookplate).
FIRST EDITION, dedicated to Girolamo Foccari, Venice 1 February 1565. Edippo Tragedia a new interpretation of the Oedipus myth. Adams A-1156; Gamba 1198.
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