Auction 458 / Lot n° 131

SABELLICO, Marco Antonio Coccio (1436-1506) - Rapsodiae historiarum Enneadu. Paris: Josse Bade, 1516-17. Sabellico’s modern history was first printed in 1498, and was then reprinted many times due to its success. In the 1504 Venice edition, the last revised by the author, the discovery of America was mentioned in the text for the first time. Josse Bade found it profitable to print the work four times between 1509 and 1528. 2 parts in 2 volumes, folio (293 x 205mm). Titles in red and black within elaborate woodcut borders and a central woodcut vignette, woodcut initials, with final blank (some small marginal repairs, especially at the beginning of vol. II to cover dampstaining on outer edge continuining in the following leaves). Contemporary baords (some staining). (2)

Estimate 400 - 600€

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