Bembo, Asolani, Venice, Aldus, 1515, later red morocco gilt
Bembo, Asolani, Venice, Aldus, 1515, later red morocco gilt
Bembo, Asolani, Venice, Aldus, 1515, later red morocco gilt
Bembo, Asolani, Venice, Aldus, 1515, later red morocco gilt
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Bembo, Asolani, Venice, Aldus, 1515, later red morocco gilt

Estimate: 1,500 - 2,000 GBP

Bembo, Asolani, Venice, Aldus, 1515, later red morocco gilt

Estimate: 1,500 - 2,000 GBP

Lot Sold:2,250GBP

Lot Details

Description

BEMBO, PIETRO

Gli Asolani. (Venice: in the house of the heirs of Aldus and Andrea Torresano, May 1515)


8vo (163 x 92mm.), woodcut Aldine device on title-page and final verso (otherwise blank), fine early nineteenth-century straight-grained red morocco gilt, flat spine gilt in compartments, gilt edges, occasional light foxing


The second Aldine edition, including Bembo's preface to Lucrezia Borgia.


LITERATURE:

Edit16 4988; Cataldi Palau 5; Renouard 1515/5

Condition Report

Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate.


We are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

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Bembo, Asolani, Venice, Aldus, 1515, later red morocco gilt
Bembo, Asolani, Venice, Aldus, 1515, later red morocco gilt
Lot Closed