Auction 487 / Lot n° 77

CALMO, Andrea. (1510/11-1571) - Le bizzarre, faconde, et ingeniose Rime Pescatorie. Venezia: [Vincenzo Valgrisi per] Giovan Battista Bertacagno al segno di San Moise, 1553 - [LEGATO CON altre due opere dello stesso autore pubblicate da Valgrisi nello stesso anno] - Le giocose moderne et facetissime egloghe pastorali - La Fiorina Comedia facetissima, giocosa, et piena di piacevole allegrezza. A very fine copy in straight grained citron morocco by C. Hering with important provenance of this series of works by Calmo. First edition of le Rime and le Egloghe and second edition of La Florina. 3 works in one volume, 8vo (154 x 99mm). Woodcut vignettes on titles and at end of second work, A3 signed as G3 in first work, with final blank (small repaired tear in outer margin of G2 in first work and in bottom margin of title in final work, occasional light spotting). Straight grained citron morocco by C. Hering (ticket), blue guards. Provenance: early erased manuscript note on first title - Thomas Gaisford (1779-1855; ex libris) - Giuseppe Martini (1870-1944; bookseller, his manuscript description tipped in) - Sergio Colombi (1887-1972; ex libris, Swiss banker) - Francesco Radaeli (bookseller's ticket) - on the first flyleaf and on the verso of the titles a series of neat manuscript notes in modern hand.

Auction: 22 September 2020 at 10:30

Estimate € 400 - 600

Sold € 1,100
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