Auction 471 / Lot n° 134

[BODONI] - Oratio dominica in 155. linguas versa et exoticis characteribus plerumque expressa. Parma: Giambattista Bodoni, 1806. Only part of this important publication by Bodoni. “Libro prezioso che fa epoca nella tipografia". Brooks. Folio (411 x 274mm). Text within woodcut border, 3 ccnn (of 4, lacking first blank), XIXpp; 2 ccnn, XIX pp.; 2 ccnn, 20pp; followed only by these leaves: XXXIII-XL, LXXIII-LXXXII, LXXXVII-XC, XCV-XCVI, CV-CXII, CXV-CXVIII, CXXI-CXXX, CXXXIII-CXXXVI, CXLV-CLII, CLXXIX-CLXXXII, CLXXXV-CXCII, CXCV-CXCVIII, CCXVII-CCXVIII, CCXXIII-CCXXVI, CCXXXI-CCXXXII, CCXXXV-CCXXXVIII, CCXLIII-CCXLVI (occasional light spotting). Later half calf, spine with gilt title and "incompleto" (spine worn). Brooks 1003.

Auction: 21 January 2020 at 15:00

Estimate € 300 - 500

Sold € 500
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