London, South Kensington
18 November 2003
VALLA, Laurentius (1406-57). Elegantiae linguae latinae. Venice: Bernardinus Rizus, Novariensis, 31 May 1491. [Bound with:] PHILELPHUS. Epistolae. Venice: Philippus Pincius, 5 September 1492. [And:] PHILELPHUS. Orationes et opuscula. Venice: Philippus Pincius, 14 October 1492.
Three works in one volume, super-chancery 2° (310 x 200mm). Roman and Greek type, initial spaces with guide-letter, with the final blank. (A few stains in the margins, a few leaves slightly browned.) Late 16th-century vellum (spine wormed and worn at foot). Provenance: a few contemporary marginalia.
I: HC *15817; BMC V, 403; Goff V-63; II: Goff P-591; III: Goff P-610.
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