Auction 408 / Lot n° 2380

PETRARCA, Francesco (1304-1374) - Il Petrarcha con l'espositione di M. Gio. Andrea Gesualdo. Venice: Alessandro Griffo, 1581-1582. A good copy of this fine 16th-century Venetian edition with the notes of Giovanni Andrea Gesualdo. 4to (199 x 146mm). Title within woodcut border with fine printer's device, woodcut initials and headpieces, portrait of the author and Laura, half-page woodcuts at beginning of each Trionfo (4 tiny wormholes on title, some occasional stain, a small hole on final page affecting a few letters). 18th-century vellum, gilt title on spine, blue edges (very lightly rubbed).

Auction: 21 November 2017 at 15:00

Estimate € 300 - 500