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Auction: Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper
was auctioned on: 22 September 2017
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Morton (Sir Albertus).- Petrarca (Francesco) Il Petrarcha con la Sposipione di Giovanni Andrea Gesualdo, with an A.L.s. from Sir Albertus Morton bound in, Venice, Domenico Giglio, 1553.

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Morton (Sir Albertus).- Petrarca (Francesco) Il Petrarcha con la Sposipione di Giovanni Andrea Gesualdo , 2 parts in 1, both tiles within elaborate woodcut architectural borders, incorporating portraits of Petrarch and Laura, I Trionfi with large woodcuts within text, woodcut historiated initials, A.L.s. from Sir Albertus Morton bound in at start, water-staining to end of part 1 and all of part 2, modern red crushed morocco, [Adams P820; EDIT 16 CNCE 27048], 4to, Venice, Domenico Giglio , 1553. ⁂ A good association copy. Sir Albertus Morton (c.1584-1625), secretary to Sir Henry Wotton, ambassador to Venice and later Turin in the early 17th century. Wotton was Morton's father's half-brother. In the letter Morton asks an identified noble for an audience for two seemingly exiled authors

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Forum Auctions
Title: Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper
Date of the auction: 22 Sep 2017
Address: Forum Auctions
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SW8 4LP London
United Kingdom
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