Auction 487 / Lot n° 107

[PESTE] - SQUARCIALUPI Marcello (1538-1592) - Difesa contra la peste di Marcello Squarcialupi da Piombino medico e filosofo. Con i rimedii facili per ogni sorte di persone, & principalmente per gli poveri. Con le vere cagioni del vivere, e morire, e debiti reggimenti, avanti, dentro, e doppo la pestilenza. Milan: Giovan Battista Bidelli, 1630. An interesting edition of this work on the remedies against the plague first published in 1565, but reissued in 1630 during the Milanese plague remembered by Manzoni in his Promessi Sposi. 12mo (130 x 80mm). Woodcut vignette on title, initials and headpieces (title reinforced and with small repairs, without final blank). Antique marbled paper, paper label on spine (light rubbing). Provenance: stamp of the suppressed convent of S. Maria del Giardino.

Auction: 22 September 2020 at 10:30

Estimate € 300 - 400

Sold € 300
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