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Giraldi, Lilio Gregorio (1479-1552) Operum Quae Extant Omnium

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2621B
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315
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

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Books & Manuscripts - 2621B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 18, 2012 11:00AM

Description:

Giraldi, Lilio Gregorio (1479-1552) Operum Quae Extant Omnium. Basel: Guarinum, 1580.
Folio, two volumes, contemporary Italian limp parchment, loss to parchment, foot of one spine, occasional spotting to contents.
Giraldi, a native of Ferrara, received a classical education in its schools, and also studied at the academy in Naples. He describes the vernacular and neo-Latin poetry of hundreds of his contemporaries, preserving much valuable and ephemeral knowledge of 15th and 16th century European literature.
Estimate $1,200-1,800

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Naples, Bookbinding, Printing

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