Plutarchus, Amatoriae narrationes, [Rome, 1524], modern patterned paper boards
Plutarchus, Amatoriae narrationes, [Rome, 1524], modern patterned paper boards
Plutarchus, Amatoriae narrationes, [Rome, 1524], modern patterned paper boards
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Plutarchus, Amatoriae narrationes, [Rome, 1524], modern patterned paper boards

Estimate: 400 - 600 GBP

Plutarchus, Amatoriae narrationes, [Rome, 1524], modern patterned paper boards

Estimate: 400 - 600 GBP

Lot Sold:375GBP

Description

PLUTARCHUS

Amatoriae narrationes... Angelo Politiano interprete. [Rome: Francesco Minizio Calvo, c. 1524]


4to (189 x 139mm.), 6 leaves, A6, 29 lines, roman type, modern patterned paper boards, backstrip slightly torn


This short translation by Poliziano, made from a Greek manuscript in the Laurentian Library, was first printed sometime after the date given in the preface, 5 August 1478, though GW now assigns it to the early sixteenth century. This reprint was previously thought to have been produced in Florence in around 1490 but has now been assigned to Calvo in c. 1524 by Barberi.


LITERATURE:

ISTC ip00826500; Edit16 47457, listing 6 copies

Condition Report

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Plutarchus, Amatoriae narrationes, [Rome, 1524], modern patterned paper boards
Plutarchus, Amatoriae narrationes, [Rome, 1524], modern patterned paper boards
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