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Lot nr:1159
Book nr:27492
Author:ARIOSTO, Ludovico
Title:Orlando furioso di M. Lodovico Ariosto, nuovamente adornato di Figure di Rame da Girolamo Porro
Town:Venetia
Publisher:Francesco de Franceschi Senese e compagni
Year:1584
Description:4to, [40], 654, [32] pp, engraved allegorical title (some marginal tears, repaired), second title engraved, 51 engraved plates and engraved vignettes. Small hole in plate 10. Plate 33 is present twice, it is repeated before Canto 34. Bound with: Osservationi del Sig. Alberto Lavezvola sopra il Furioso di M. Lodovico Ariosto. Engraved title, 43 lvs. Some foxing, some corners repaired. Splendid morocco binding, with a large coat of arms on both covers, arms of the Spanish Guevara family, gilt borders, spine richly gilt, top of spine somewhat chipped and repaired, all edges gilt and gauffered, marbled endleaves
Note:"The most elaborate of the sixteenth century editions" (Mortimer). Ref. Rietstap, Armorial, D. 1, p. 848 ; Rivarola y Pineda, Monarquia Espaņola, D. 1, p. 233
Price:€1200 - €1800
Sellingprice:€1200
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