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Dante Alighieri
COMEDIA... CON LA DOTTA & LEGGIADRA SPOSITIONE DI CHRISTOPHORO LANDINO. (VENICE: BERNARDINO STAGNINO, 1536)
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Dante Alighieri
COMEDIA... CON LA DOTTA & LEGGIADRA SPOSITIONE DI CHRISTOPHORO LANDINO. (VENICE: BERNARDINO STAGNINO, 1536)
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Details & Cataloguing

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Dante Alighieri
COMEDIA... CON LA DOTTA & LEGGIADRA SPOSITIONE DI CHRISTOPHORO LANDINO. (VENICE: BERNARDINO STAGNINO, 1536)
4to (210 x 154mm.), woodcut illustrations (one full-page), contemporary Venetian calf gilt lettered DANTE and GABRIEL on upper cover and ALIGHIERI and FRANCO on lower cover, central medallion gilt on each cover, edges gilt and gauffered, lacking first quire (including title-page with portrait of Dante) and preliminary leaves BB1-3 and 6-8, wormed and stained, binding slightly rubbed, lacking 4 pairs of ties; sold not subject to return
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Provenance

Gabriel Franco, name on binding; Bernard Mould, inscription on half-title dated 1717

Literature

Edit16 1162

Catalogue Note

The medallion portrait stamp on the binding is lettered but as it is somewhat rubbed it is difficult to make out the subject of the portrait; it is plausibly the Emperor Hadrian.

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