Skinner

Auctioneers and Appraisers

Ancarano, Gasparo (fl. circa 1587) Novo Rosario della Gloriosissima Vergine Maria.

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
127
Sold for:
$984$800

social_share

Inquire

Tabs

About

Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Ancarano, Gasparo (fl. circa 1587) Novo Rosario della Gloriosissima Vergine Maria. Venice: Bernardo Giunta, 1588.
Quarto, engraved vignette on title, illustrated with twenty-one full-page engravings and chapter heads; small library stamp at foot of title, ink inscriptions to title, bound in full diced russia, gilt, washed and trimmed at the time of the later binding, but generally fresh, clear tape applied over the top compartment of the spine, 8 x 5 1/2 in.
This rare illustrated work dedicated to the Virgin Mary in the tradition of emblem books is held by six libraries worldwide according to Worldcat.

Estimate $600-800

a8, b-d4, A-V4.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Rosario della Gloriosissima Vergine Maria, Bernardo Giunta

Departments

Specialists