Cavalca, Pungi lingua, Florence, 1494, modern calf gilt
Cavalca, Pungi lingua, Florence, 1494, modern calf gilt
Cavalca, Pungi lingua, Florence, 1494, modern calf gilt
Cavalca, Pungi lingua, Florence, 1494, modern calf gilt
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Cavalca, Pungi lingua, Florence, 1494, modern calf gilt

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 GBP

Cavalca, Pungi lingua, Florence, 1494, modern calf gilt

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 GBP

Lot Details

Description

CAVALCA, DOMENICO

Pungi lingua. Florence: [Bartolommeo di Libri], 10 June 1494


4to (202 x 135mm.), 112 leaves, a-o8, 33 lines, roman type, woodcut illustration on title-page, modern calf gilt in period style, occasional light staining, small repaired tear to o1 and o8


A fourteenth-century treatise on the use of one's tongue (in both senses, speaking and eating), written alongside Frutti della lingua, the latter on the virtues that come from the good use of the tongue, and Pungi lingua on the vices from bad use, in particular gluttony and the dangers of excessive talking.


LITERATURE:

ISTC ic00341000; Sander 1852


PROVENANCE:

Bartholomei Corti[--], inscription on final verso

Condition Report

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Cavalca, Pungi lingua, Florence, 1494, modern calf gilt
Cavalca, Pungi lingua, Florence, 1494, modern calf gilt
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