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Piccolomini, Aeneas Sylvius
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Piccolomini, Aeneas Sylvius
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LOT SOLD. 3,900 USD
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Piccolomini, Aeneas Sylvius

Epistolae familiares. Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, 16 kalends Augusti [17 July] 1486

4to (9 x 6 5/8 in.; 228 x 168 mm.). Types 12:64G, 14:130G, 52 lines, initial spaces. collation: a6, b –z, aa – hh8 = 246 leaves including initial blank leaf; light offset from blotting paper usually affecting first and last leaves of each quire. Contemporary bevelled oak boards, remains of clasps and catches, iron hook to be attached to a chain, title label on vellum strip on upper cover; rebacked in antique style with blind-stamped roses, lower hinge coming loose, joints and backstrip rubbed.


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Literature

HC 154; Goff P-719; BMC II, 430

Catalogue Note

This edition includes additional tracts by Piccolomini (De duobus amantibus Euryalo et Lucretia) and by Leonardo Bruno Aretino (De duobus amantibus Guiscardo et Sigismunda).

Fine Books and Manuscripts Including A Private Collection of Historical Hawaiiana

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New York