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Giovio, Paolo (1483-1552) Elogia Virorum Literis Illustrium.

Auction:
3269B
Lot:
102
Sold for:
$677$550

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3269B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 23, 2019 11:00AM

Description:

Giovio, Paolo (1483-1552) Elogia Virorum Literis Illustrium. Basel: Petrus Perna, 1577. Folio, first edition to contain woodcut portraits by Tobias Stimmer (1539-1584), whose paintings include those that adorn the Strasbourg astronomical clock, title page printed within an elaborate architectural woodcut compartment by Stimmer; some marginal water and other stains, one opening with light smudging and staining (mud? ink?) over both leaves (t1 verso & t2 recto), otherwise generally good, in modern half red morocco, 12 3/4 x 8 1/4 in.

):(6, a-s6, t8.
Estimate $400-600


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