Auction 487 / Lot n° 80

DANTE ALIGHIERI (1265-1321) - Comedia del divino poeta con la dotta e leggiadra spositione di Christophoro Landino. Venice: Giovanni Giolito da Trino, 1536. A good 16th-century edition; a reprint of 1512 Stagnino edition with the same woodblocks, which were based on the 1491 Venetian edition of Benalius and Capcasa. 4to (215 x 155mm). Woodcut portrait of Dante on title, full-page woodcut illustration at the beginning of the first Cantica, numerous smaller woodcuts for each canto, initials, printer's device at end (some occasional light staining, spotting, browning and few small holes). Binding (rebacked and restored) preserving part of the contemporary calf boards decorated in blind (modern guards), modern case.

Auction: 22 September 2020 at 10:30

Estimate € 1,500 - 2,500

Sold € 1,900
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