Premium pages left without account:

Auction Pricedatabase

Auction: Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts
was auctioned on: 13 June 2011
Upcoming auctions Auction Pricedatabase

PETRARCA, Francesco (1304-1374) Le rime del Petrarca breveme...

Archive
Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000
ca. US$3,242 - US$4,864
Price realised:  £5,000
ca. US$8,106
Lot number 73, Views: 78

PETRARCA, Francesco (1304-1374). Le rime del Petrarca brevemente esposte per Lodovico Castelvetro . Venice: Antonio Zatta, 1756. 2 volumes, 4° (293 x 209mm). Printed on blue paper, half-titles, engraved frontispieces by Giovanni Magnini after Gaetano Zompini, titles printed in red and black with device, 4 engraved plates and vignettes throughout engraved by Giovanni Magnini, B. Crivellari and Giovan Battista Brustolon after Gaetano Zompini, Giovan Battista Moretti and Francesco Fontebasso. (Occasional light spotting.) Contemporary calf, gilt spines, red edges, marbled endpapers (scuff marks to covers, extremities rubbed, corners bumped, inner hinges cracked). Provenance : Ivar Morssing (ex libris) -- Victor von Stedingk (booklabel).
PETRARCA, Francesco (1304-1374). Le rime del Petrarca brevemente esposte per Lodovico Castelvetro . Venice: Antonio Zatta, 1756. 2 volumes, 4° (293 x 209mm). Printed on blue paper, half-titles, engraved frontispieces by Giovanni Magnini after Gaetano Zompini, titles printed in red and black with device, 4 engraved plates and vignettes throughout engraved by Giovanni Magnini, B. Crivellari and Giovan Battista Brustolon after Gaetano Zompini, Giovan Battista Moretti and Francesco Fontebasso. (Occasional light spotting.) Contemporary calf, gilt spines, red edges, marbled endpapers (scuff marks to covers, extremities rubbed, corners bumped, inner hinges cracked). Provenance : Ivar Morssing (ex libris) -- Victor von Stedingk (booklabel). PRINTED ON BLUE PAPER. Illustrated by the greatest Venetian artists of the time. 'Questa edizione, e per ciò ch'essa contiene, e per la diligenza somma con cui è stata fatta, e per gli ornamenti, e pe' caratteri, e per la correzione dovrà sempre tenersi in grandissima stima; e già n'è indubitata prova la difficoltà di rinvenirne gli esemplari'. Gamba, 735; Morazzoni, 248.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts
Date of the auction: 13 Jun 2011
Address: Christie's
13 June 2011, London, South Kensington