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Auction: Fine Printed Books, Manuscripts, Traditional Sports
was auctioned on: 23 November 2009
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INCUNABULA -- PETRARCA, Francesco (1304-1374) [Opera Latina]...

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Estimate: £1,000 - £2,000
ca. US$1,659 - US$3,318
Price realised:  £1,625
ca. US$2,696
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INCUNABULA -- PETRARCA, Francesco (1304-1374). [ Opera Latina ]. Basel: Johann Amerbach, 1496. 2° (285 x 204mm). 55 lines, head-line, and marginalia, Roman types (lacks general title and final blank, few marginal repairs, including an extensive tear repaired on A4 in Bucolicum carmen , marginal wormtrack in c. 50 leaves, light browning and some light dampstaining throughout). Modern old-style limp vellum, manuscript title on spine, ties. Provenance : early occasional marginalia.
INCUNABULA -- PETRARCA, Francesco (1304-1374). [ Opera Latina ]. Basel: Johann Amerbach, 1496. 2° (285 x 204mm). 55 lines, head-line, and marginalia, Roman types (lacks general title and final blank, few marginal repairs, including an extensive tear repaired on A4 in Bucolicum carmen , marginal wormtrack in c. 50 leaves, light browning and some light dampstaining throughout). Modern old-style limp vellum, manuscript title on spine, ties. Provenance : early occasional marginalia. FIRST COLLECTED EDITION of Petrarca's works in Latin including his De remediis utriusque fortunae and Secretum , perhaps the work in which he reveals his inner character the most. Each work has a separate title. HC 12749; BMC III, 757; Goff P-365.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Fine Printed Books, Manuscripts, Traditional Sports
Date of the auction: 23 Nov 2009
Address: Christie's
23 November 2009, London, South Kensington