Auction 408 / Lot n° 2302

ALAMANNI, Luigi (1495-1556) - Girone il cortese. Venice: Comin da Trino di Monferrato, 1549. Second edition, first illustrated. The work was first published in 1548 and, divided in XXIV books, it describes the origin of King Arthur's legend. Good copy. 4to (204 x 150mm). Woodcut portrait on title within elaborate border, historiated initials and woodcut vignette at the beginning of each book (without final blank, light soiling to title). Later vellum, title on spine, red edges (few wormholes to spine). Provenance: Fiera del libro, Milano (book label).

Auction: 21 November 2017 at 15:00

Estimate 400.00 - 600.00€