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Petrarch (1304-1374) Two Early Editions.

Auction:
2891T
Lot:
1231
Sold for:
$369$300

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2891T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 18, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

Petrarch (1304-1374) Two Early Editions. Opera di M. Francesco Petrarca, de Rimedi de l'Una et l'Altra Fortuna, Venice: Gabriel Giolito, 1549, thick octavo in contemporary limp parchment, binding detached from textblock, binding and spine linings made from manuscript waste, 6 x 3 3/4 in.
[Together with] Il Petrarca Nuovamente Ristampato, Venice: Nicolo Misserini, 1624, 12mo, in the original paper wraps, textblock detached from covering, 4 1/4 x 2 in. (2)
Estimate $300-500


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Keywords

M. Francesco Petrarca, Gabriel Giolito, Book design, Book publishing, Bookbinding, Crafts, Graphic design, Paper art, Petrarch

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