Books and Manuscripts 21 September 2021

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Date of the auction: 21.09.2021

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AGNELLI, Federico (1626-1702) - La gran città di Milano. Milan: Agnelli, XVIII secolo. A renown map of the city of Milan which contains a legend with 250 references to the notable buildings of the city in the margins. (522 x 645mm). (Some tiny imperfections such as small tears, light soiling and a

Lot #: 1

Estimate: €300 - €500

Date: 21 Sep 2021

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CORIO, Bernardino (1459-1519 ca.) - Viri clarissimi mediolanensis Patria historia. Milan: Alessandro Minuziano, 1503. An annotated copy of the first edition of the most important history of Milan and the first to be composed in the vernacular. The work tells the story from the origins of the city to

Lot #: 2

Estimate: €400 - €600

Date: 21 Sep 2021

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[DUOMO] - Vue perspective de la Cathédrale de Milan. Paris: [ca. 1759]. A good copy of the famous vue d'optique of the Duomo of Milan. (275 x 410mm

Lot #: 3

Estimate: €400 - €600

Date: 21 Sep 2021

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FERRARIO, Giulio - Monumenti sacri e profani dell’imperiale e reale basilica di Sant’Ambrogio di Milano. Milan: dalla tipographia dell’autore, 1824. A fresh copy with coloured plates of the first and only edition of this work entirely dedicated to the medieval basilica of Sant’Ambrogio in Milan. The

Lot #: 4

Estimate: €1,200 - €1,500

Date: 21 Sep 2021

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[FOTOGRAFIA] - Raccolta di un centinaio di ritratti fotografici "carte de visite" di produzione milanese. [1860-1880 c.a]. A curious collection of "carte de visite" made in Milan in the second half of the 19th-century and organized by the photographic studio who took them. A good example of popular

Lot #: 5

Estimate: €400 - €600

Date: 21 Sep 2021

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[FUMAGALLI, Angelo (1728-1804), mappa tratta da:] - Le vicende di Milano durante la guerra con Federigo I Imperadore. [Milan: Agnelli, 1778]. A copy of the map of Milan usually found in Fumagalli's guide of the city published in 1778. A good impression and in extremely good conditions. (580 x

Lot #: 6

Estimate: €400 - €600

Date: 21 Sep 2021

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FUMAGALLI, Angelo (1728-1804) - Le vicende di Milano. Milan: Francesco Colombo, 1854. A good copy of this second complete edition with the renown map of Milan which is often missing. The first edition dates back to 1778. 8vo (230 x 145mm). Frontispiece and title, 12 plates including a portrait, the

Lot #: 7

Estimate: €200 - €300

Date: 21 Sep 2021

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GIOVIO, Paolo (1483-1552) - La Vita di Sforza Valorosissimo Capitano. Venice: Giovanni de Rossi, [prima del 1556]. 8vo (161 x 111mm). Printer's device on title, woodcut initials (minimal soiling and foxing). Modern antique-style boards, manuscript title on spine, preserved in an elegant modern case

Lot #: 8

Estimate: €200 - €300

Date: 21 Sep 2021

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GIOVIO, Paolo (1483-1552) - Le vite dei dodici Visconti che signoreggiarono Milano. Milan: Giovanni Battista Bidelli, 1645. An edition translated by Lodovico Domenichi of this illustrated historical biography by Paolo Giovio on the Visconti, which also contains “gl’Argomenti a ciascuna d’esse vite

Lot #: 9

Estimate: €700 - €1,000

Date: 21 Sep 2021

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GRAZIOLI, Pietro (1700-1753) - De praeclaris Mediolani aedificiis. Milan: Regia Curia, 1735. A good copy of the first edition of this important compendium on Milanese monuments before the Siege of Milan in 1162. 4to (260 x 194mm). Title printed in red and black with engraved vignette depicting a

Lot #: 10

Estimate: €200 - €300

Date: 21 Sep 2021

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LATUADA, Serviliano (1704-1764) - Descrizione di Milano ornata con molti disegni in rame delle fabbriche più cospicue, che si trovano in questa metropoli. Milan: Giuseppe Cairoli, 1737-38. An important work on the history of Milan and its monuments. 5 volumes, 8vo (160 x 112mm). Half-titles present

Lot #: 11

Estimate: €300 - €500

Date: 21 Sep 2021

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[MILANO] - Una serie di volumi moderni dedicati al capolugo lombardo fra cui Description de la cathedrale de Milan accompagnee d'observations historiques et critiques. Milano: Artaria, 1823. Molti sono preservati entro eleganti cofanetti moderni. Si segnala una copia di Verri, Storia di Milano in 4

Lot #: 12

Estimate: €100 - €150

Date: 21 Sep 2021

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[MILANO] - Una serie di volumi moderni dedicati al capolugo lombardo, molti preservati entro eleganti cofanetti moderni. Si segnala CORIO. Storia di Milano (1856-58) in 3 volumi. A series of modern volumes dedicated to the Milan, many preserved in elegant modern caskets. Including CORIO. Storia di

Lot #: 13

Estimate: €80 - €100

Date: 21 Sep 2021

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PUTEANI, Erici (1574-1646) - Historiae Mediolanensis seu insubricae ab origine gentis ad Othonem Magn. Imp. Frankfurt and Leipzig: Johannes Grossius, 1686. An important work on the history of the Insubri, an ancient population that settled in Lombardy in the fifth century, making Milan their

Lot #: 14

Estimate: €150 - €250

Date: 21 Sep 2021

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SCHEDEL, Hartmann (1440-1514) - [Milano dal Liber chronicarum]. Nuremberg: Anton Koberger per Sebald Schreyer e Sebastian Kammermeister, 12 luglio 1493. The view of Milan from Schedel's famous work in contemporary colouring at recto and verso. Folio (400 x 282mm). (Some slight traces of dust

Lot #: 15

Estimate: €300 - €500

Date: 21 Sep 2021

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[STATUTI DI MILANO] - Statuta Mediol[ani] cum appostillis clarissimi viri iureconsulti mediolanensis. Milan: Giovanni Antonio Castiglione e Giovanni Battista Serono, 1552-1550. An annotated copy of this work containing the Milanese "Statuti". 2 parts in one volume, folio (285 x 215mm). Title within

Lot #: 16

Estimate: €300 - €500

Date: 21 Sep 2021

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[TIPOGRAFIA MILANESE] - OVIDIO (43 a.C.-17? d.C. ) - De Arte Amandi et Remedio amoris cum commentario Bartholomei Merulae. Milan: Fratelli da Legnano, 1521. An excellent illustrated edition of this famous text by Ovid which had so far enjoyed wide circulation, but not yet a good iconographic

Lot #: 17

Estimate: €1,000 - €1,500

Date: 21 Sep 2021

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[TIPOGRAFIA MILANESE - CONCILIO DI COSTANZA] - Acta scitu dignissima doctequae concinnata Constantiensis (et Basiliensis) Concilii celebratissimi [edito da Zacharias Ferrerius]. Milan: Gotardo da Ponte, 1511. A fine copy with illustrious provenance of these two Milanese editions difficult to be

Lot #: 18

Estimate: €2,500 - €3,500

Date: 21 Sep 2021

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[TIPOGRAFIA MILANESE] - SAN GIROLAMO (347-420 d.C.) - Vita de Sancti Padri vulgare historiate. Milan: Scinzenzeler, Giovanni Angelo, 1508. Elegant Milanese edition of the early sixteenth century illustrated with 250 woodcuts of popular taste previously appeared in other editions by Ulderico

Lot #: 19

Estimate: €2,000 - €3,000

Date: 21 Sep 2021

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[VISCONTI-SFORZA] - Albero genealogico dei Visconti/Sforza. Milan: 1470-1483. An important genealogical tree of the Dukes of Milan focused on the dynastic transmission of the title. In the manuscript there are no wives and daughters with the exception of Bianca Maria Visconti, the only legitimate

Lot #: 20

Estimate: €5,000 - €8,000

Date: 21 Sep 2021

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AFFÒ, Ireneo (1741-1797) - Storia della città di Parma. Parma: Stamperia Carmignani, 1792-1795. First edition of this four-volume work on the history of Parma by Ireneo Affò, art historian, man of letters and numismatist. 4 volumes, 4to (286 x 214mm). Titles with engraved vignette depicting the coat

Lot #: 21

Estimate: €200 - €300

Date: 21 Sep 2021

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ALCIATI, Andrea (1492-1550) - Les Emblemes. Lyon: Guglielmo Rouille, 1549. A fine, but incomplete copy, bound in dark morocco signed by Joly R.D. with the arms of the Prince of Essling. 8vo (139 x 185mm). Woodcut vignette on title, numerous allegorical engravings in text (minimal marginal

Lot #: 22

Estimate: €300 - €500

Date: 21 Sep 2021

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ALUNNO, Francesco (ca. 1485-1556) - Le ricchezze della lingua volgare.. sopra il Boccaccio novamente ristampate. Venice: in casa de' figliuoli di Aldo [Paolo Manuzio], 1551. Second Aldine edition, enlarged compared to that of 1543. Folio (289 x 200mm). Woodcut portrait of the author on title, Aldine

Lot #: 23

Estimate: €600 - €900

Date: 21 Sep 2021

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ANACREONTE (ca. 570 A.C.-485) - Anakreontos Teiou Mele Anacreontis Teii Odaria. Parma: Giambattista Bodoni, 1785. A fine copy of this book. Brooks 287. 4to (283 x 207mm). Engraved vignette on title and at the beginning of the text. Contemporary calf decorated in gilt with fillet border, gilt spine

Lot #: 24

Estimate: €300 - €500

Date: 21 Sep 2021

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APPIANO, di Alessandria (95-160 d.C. circa) - tradotto da Pier CANDIDO DECEMBRIO (1399-1477) - De bellis civilibus. Venice: Cristoforo Pensi, 1500. An elegant Venetian edition printed in 1500 of this second part of Appianus' complete work "Historia romana" which follows the first of 1472 published

Lot #: 25

Estimate: €1,000 - €1,500

Date: 21 Sep 2021

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[ARALDICA] - Manoscritto araldico che raffigura i blasoni dei recipienti dell'Ordre du Saint-Esprit e dell'Ordre de Saint-Michel. France: Fine XVII secolo. A fine French heraldic manuscript illustrating the coats of arms of the vessels of the Order of the Holy Spirit. The first coat of arms is that

Lot #: 26

Estimate: €800 - €1,200

Date: 21 Sep 2021

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ARISTOTELE (384-322 a.C.) - Accipe lector studiose. Venice: Ottaviano Scoto per Boneto Lacatello, 1507. A copy in good conditions with interesting contemporary annotations, but sadly incomplete. Folio (320 x 218mm). (318 of 444 leaves only, the following leaves are present: a-y⁸ z¹⁰ &⁸ [con]⁸ [rum]⁸

Lot #: 27

Estimate: €200 - €300

Date: 21 Sep 2021

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ARISTOTELE (384-322 a.C.) - Topicorum..Editio tertia (1548) [LEGATO CON:] Porphyrii institutiones ad Chrysaorium, Aristotelis categoriae, eiusdem de interpretatione liber..quarta editio (1551) [CON:] De interpretatione Liber (1547). Paris: Thomas Richardus, 1547-1551. A collection of three works of

Lot #: 28

Estimate: €500 - €800

Date: 21 Sep 2021

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[ARISTOTELE] - BUCCI, Agostino (1531-1593) - Naturales disputationes sex non paruam ab obscurissimos Aristotelis de anima libros lucem afferentes. Turin: Franciscum Dulcium, 1572. Good copy of this controversy on the interpretation of some passages of Aristotle's "De Anima" between the Piedmontese

Lot #: 29

Estimate: €300 - €500

Date: 21 Sep 2021

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ASCONIO PEDANIO, Quinto (forse 9 A.C. - 76 D.C.) - Expositio. Venice: eredi di Aldo Manuzio, 1553. Later Aldine edition of these commentaries on Cicero's Orationess first published by Aldus in 1522. 8vo (148 x 100mm). Aldine device on title (final leaves slightly shorter at bottom part of external

Lot #: 30

Estimate: €150 - €250

Date: 21 Sep 2021