Montaldo, Passio Christi, Rome, [1483-1493], modern boards
Montaldo, Passio Christi, Rome, [1483-1493], modern boards
Montaldo, Passio Christi, Rome, [1483-1493], modern boards
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Montaldo, Passio Christi, Rome, [1483-1493], modern boards

Estimate: 1,500 - 2,000 GBP

Montaldo, Passio Christi, Rome, [1483-1493], modern boards

Estimate: 1,500 - 2,000 GBP

Lot Details

Description

MONTALDO, ADAM DE

Passio Christi. [Rome: Eucharius Silber, c. 1483-1493]


4to (183 x 127mm.), 19 leaves (of 20, without final blank), [a-b8 c6], 32 lines, roman type, initial spaces with printed guides, later boards, occasional light foxing

A poem in dactylic hexameters ("carminis heroicibus") on the Passion of Christ, written by the Augustinian poet Adamo di Montaldo, based on the Gospels and Nicodemus. It was first printed in Naples in c. 1480 alongside Adamo's poetic diatribe against the Turks.


LITERATURE:

ISTC im00819000

Condition Report

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Montaldo, Passio Christi, Rome, [1483-1493], modern boards
Montaldo, Passio Christi, Rome, [1483-1493], modern boards
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