Auction 408 / Lot n° 2309

BELLINI, Vincenzo (1708-1783) - Delle monete di Ferrara trattato. Ferrara: Giuseppe Rinaldi, 1761. First edition. A fresh copy on strong paper of this history of coins in Ferrara from Medieval times to the 18th-century. The author extends his research to medals made for the local nobility and for distinguished men like Ariosto. 4to (268 x 196mm). Title in red and black with woodcut device, full-page engraved illustration and 4 engraved folding plates with 25 portrait medals, woodcut initials, headpieces and medallions (tiny wormholes at inner margin of final leaves and plates without loss). Contemporary vellum, spine label, marbled edges (few tiny wormholes on spine). Provenance: unidentified exlibris with a "B" within a heart.

Auction: 21 November 2017 at 15:00

Estimate € 300 - 500

Sold € 250