Auction 458 / Lot n° 137

TASSO, Torquato (1544-1595) - Aminta favola boschereccia. Chrysopolis [but Parma]: Giambattista Bodoni, 1789 [ma 1792]. A fine copy in contemporary decorated tree calf of the counterfeit edition of Aminta printed in 1792 and bound with the Stanze of Poliziano printed the same year. 2 works in one volume, 4to (304 x 215mm). First work with engraved vignette with portrait of the author on title and headpiece engraved by Giuseppe Locatelli (some light marginal soiling). [BOUND WITH:] POLIZIANO, Angelo. Le Stanze. Parma: Giambattista Bodoni, 1792. (Lacking some preliminary leaves among which the dedication with the engraved arms of Cesare Ventura, pagination: [4], (lacking I-XII) XIII-XV, [1], 60 pp. Fine contemporary tree calf decorated in green and red, gilt corner pieces within a triple fillet border, gilt spine, inlays and edges (extremities lightly rubbed and corners bumped) Brooks 380 e 451.

Auction: 24 September 2019 at 15:30

Estimate 300 - 500€

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