Lot 12
  • 12

Ariosto, Ludovico

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60,000 - 80,000 USD
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47,500 USD
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  • Ariosto, Ludovico
  • <em>Orlando Furioso In English Heroical Verse, By John Harington.</em> (London: Richard Field dwelling in the Black-friers by Ludgate, 1591)
4to (10 1/2 x 7 3/4 in.; 266 x 196 mm). Engraved architectural title incorporating portraits of the author and translator by Thomas Cockson [Johnson, p. 7],  46 full-page engraved and etched plates derived from Girolamo Porro's series of illustrations (Venice 1584); engraved title trimmed at bottom, occasional marginal spotting or soiling. Nineteenth-century dark-blue straight-grain morocco, tooled in gilt and blind, edges gilt; hinges mended, other minor restorations to spine.
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