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Lot nr:781
Book nr:26479
Author:[INCUNABEL] HAEDUS, Pierre Capretto
Title:De amoris generibus, sive anteroticorum libri tres
Town:Treviso
Publisher:Gerardus [de Lisa], de Flandria
Year:1492 (13 October)
Description:4to, [6], 97 leaves, lacking final blank, 25 lines, Roman type, capital spaces with guide letters. Some old marginal annotations. Old binding in supple vellum, title in ink on spine, with closing ties (one lacking). One corner repaired
Note:Provenance: bookplate from the Skene Library (Virtutis regia merces)
Ref. Polain 1843 ; Goff H2 ; GW 12109 ; BMC VI 885.
This is the first and only Incunabula edition of this philosophical treatise, in the form of a conversation between three friends, discussing in a sophisticated and entertaining manner the dangers and disadvantages of carnal love. Gerardus de Lisa was the first printer born in Ghent. (Wikipedia)
"Véritable chef-d'oeuvre de typographie"
Price:€2000 - €3000
Sellingprice:€4500
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