Auction 423 / Lot n° 633

TERENZIO AFRO, Publio (189 a.C-159 a.C.) - Comoediae. Florence: Giunta, 1565. [Bound with:] FAERNO, Gabriele (1510-1561) - Emendationes. In sex fabulas Terentij. Firenze: Giunta, 1565. Copy of the 6 Comedies by Terentius edited by Gabriele Faerno, scholar and erudite, and accompanied by his commentary. 8vo (159 x 110mm). Woodcut printer's device on titles and at the ends, woodcut initials on *ii, in all the rest of the book only guide-letters, after **iiii is inserted an engraving by Hubert-François Gravelot representing an half-body bust of Terentius (some occasional light spotting). Modern green calf, gilt spine and edges, at the beginning and at the end are inserted 2 modern vellum flyleaves (lightly rubbed, spine lightly faded). Provenance: marginalia in Latin (XVI century?) in ochre ink in the last part of the work, manuscript annotation on a label glued on the second endleaf in ink attributable to XVIII-XIX centuries, in Latin and English, with informations about the previous binding "Renovandi Copy in blue morocco with silk lining".

Auction: 23 May 2018 at 15:30

Estimate 200 - 300€

Sold 550€
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