Auction 458 / Lot n° 98

[DANTE ALIGHIERI (1265-1321)] - Sonetti e canzoni di diversi antichi autori toscani. Florence: Giunta, 1527. Second and most complete edition of this 14th-century collection of Italian poets, including the first edition of Dante's Canzoniere, and edited by Bernardo Giunta and others. In addition the book contains work of poets who had a great influence on Dante such as Cino da Pistoia, Guido Cavalcanti, Dante da Majano, for some of whom this is the only extant source for their work. 8vo (146 x 96mm). Printer's device on title and at end (some spotting, final leaf repaired with no text loss). 18th-century marbled calf, gilt spine, red edges (lightly rubbed).

Estimate 1,200 - 1,800€

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