Liburnio, Le occorrenze humane, Venice, heirs of Aldus, 1546, red morocco gilt, Foscarini-Beckford copy
Liburnio, Le occorrenze humane, Venice, heirs of Aldus, 1546, red morocco gilt, Foscarini-Beckford copy
Liburnio, Le occorrenze humane, Venice, heirs of Aldus, 1546, red morocco gilt, Foscarini-Beckford copy
Liburnio, Le occorrenze humane, Venice, heirs of Aldus, 1546, red morocco gilt, Foscarini-Beckford copy
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Books from the Library of the Earls of Haddington, lots 105-131

Liburnio, Le occorrenze humane, Venice, heirs of Aldus, 1546, red morocco gilt, Foscarini-Beckford copy

Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 GBP

Books from the Library of the Earls of Haddington, lots 105-131

Liburnio, Le occorrenze humane, Venice, heirs of Aldus, 1546, red morocco gilt, Foscarini-Beckford copy

Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 GBP

Lot Sold:3,125GBP

Description

Books from the Library of the Earls of Haddington, lots 105-131

LIBURNIO, NICCOLÒ

Le occurrenze humane. Venice: heirs of Aldus, 1546


8vo (158 x 91mm.), woodcut Aldine device on title-page and final verso (otherwise blank), eighteenth-century red morocco gilt with the arms of Doge Marco Foscarini, lower joint starting to crack at head and foot

LITERATURE:

Edit16 26963; Renouard 135/5


PROVENANCE:

Marco Foscarini (1696-1763, Doge of Venice from 1762), arms on binding, his substantial library sold in Venice in 1800, Catalogo della biblioteca Foscarini ai Carmini (Venice, 1800), no. 2273; William Beckford, Hamilton Palace sale, Sotheby's, 19 December 1882, lot 1787, £3-3s to Kerr & Richardson of Glasgow, their bookseller's label on inside lower cover

Condition Report

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


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Liburnio, Le occorrenze humane, Venice, heirs of Aldus, 1546, red morocco gilt, Foscarini-Beckford copy
Books from the Library of the Earls of Haddington, lots 105-131
Liburnio, Le occorrenze humane, Venice, heirs of Aldus, 1546, red morocco gilt, Foscarini-Beckford copy
Lot Closed