2 June 1998,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 276
GBP 200 - GBP 400
CASTELLI, Antonio. Relazione delle partitte del gioco del pallone ... dal di nuove di luglio, fino alli dodici d'ottobre 1618 in Firenze. Florence: Zanobi Pignoni, [1618?]
Small 8°. Woodcut title device and opening initial. Recent marbled boards backed in gren calf, spine with raised bands titled and dated in gilt. Provenance: Piero Ginori Conti (bookplate and crest to spine).
Poem in 97 stanzas with names of participants in the game on verso of final leaf. Title dated 1618 in manuscript. Zanobi Pignoni also published Ottavio Rinuccini's Lodi de'giocatori di palone. Ode, 1619.
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