Auction 408 / Lot n° 2319

CAVALCANTI, Bartolomeo (1503-1562) - La retorica. Venice: Gabriel Giolito de' Ferrari, 1560. Third edition of this treatise, considered to be the first Retorica in "volgare", first printed in 1559. Folio (309 x 207mm). Woodcut device on title, initials and headpieces (title repaired at center with tiny loss, final leaves browned and waterstained, last leaf reinforced). 18th-century vellum, gilt spine with leather labels, blue edges (light stains). Provenance: illegible ownership inscription on title.

Estimate 300.00 - 500.00€

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