London, South Kensington
23 March 2005
BONACOSSA, Ippolito. De servis, vel famulis tractatus, Venice: Apud Damianum Zenarum, 1575. 2 parts in one volume, 4° (204 x 150mm). Woodcut device on title (some worming mainly at lower inner margins occasionally touching letters, occasional light spotting). Contemporary vellum, ties (ties defective, some staining, a few wormholes to upper cover). Provenance: old inscription on title. FIRST EDITION. Censimento B2959. This edition not in Adams.
With 4 other books including John Downe's A Treatise of the True Nature and Definition of Justifying Faith (Oxford, 1635, contemporary vellum) and Elijah Fenton's Poems on Several Occasions (London, 1717, corner of title torn away affecting one letter, contemporary panelled calf). (5)
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