Auction 423 / Lot n° 603

PETRARCA, Francesco (1304-1374) - Il Petrarcha con l'espositione di M. Gio. Andrea Gesualdo. Venice: Alessandro Griffio, 1581-1582. A good copy of this fine 16th-century Venetian edition with the notes of Giovanni Andrea Gesualdo. 4to (215 x 154mm). 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 (wormholes, some wear to spine heavily chipped at top end, occasional waterstains mainly at external margin). Contemporary limp vellum, manuscript spine (wormholes, some stains and chips). Provenance: Natalitio Benedetti e i suoi fratelli (ownership note on title) - G. Bragazzi (private stamp).

Auction: 23 May 2018 at 15:30

Estimate 200 - 300€

Sold 220€
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