Auction 423 / Lot n° 636

VERGILIO, Polidoro (ca. 1470-1555) - De gli inventori delle cose libri otto. Florence: Filippo e Jacopo Giunti, 1587. First Italian edition of this work by the Umanist Vergilio from Urbino about the origins of art and science. 4to (215 x 150mm). Woodcut printer device on title and at the end on GG8, woodcut endpieces and initials (lacking DD6 with "registro" and printer device, spotting, browning, V1-V8 heavily browned, waterstaining at the end). Vellum, light-blue edges, gilt spine (anterior panel lightly curved, lightly rubbed, some wear to spine, heavily chipped at inferior end band). Provenance: cancelled manuscript annotation on title.

Auction: 23 May 2018 at 15:30

Estimate 300 - 400€

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