Sale: 348 / Rare Books, Nov. 17./18. 2008 in Hamburg Lot 210

 
Publius Ovidius Naso - Le metamorfosi. 1578 (55)


 
210
Publius Ovidius Naso
Le metamorfosi. 1578 (55)
Estimate:
€ 250 / $ 285
Sold:
€ 504 / $ 574

(incl. 20% surcharge)
Lot description
Ovidius Naso, P., Le metamorfosi, Ridotte da G. A. dell'Anguillara, in ottava rima. Impressione sesta ... con l'annotationi di M. G. Horologgi. Novamente corretto, christampato. Con postille, et con gli argomenti nel principio di ciascun libro di M. F. Turchi. With 15 woodcuts in the text and with woodcut borders, 17 (some figurative) woodcut initials and woodcut printer's device on title. Venice, C. Franceschini 1578. Contemp. vellum. Large 8vo. 4 non-numb. (incl. title), 268 numb. ll.
Edit 16 (online-cat.) CNCE 41544. - Schweiger II, 689. - Not in BM STC and in Adams. - 6th print of the old Italian translation by dell'Anguillara of the metamorphoses by Ovid, first published in 1561. "Beste italien. Uebertragung" [transl.:"Best Italian translation"] (Schweiger). - Foxed, waterstained in places, title (stamped) with padded defective corner.
With 15 woodcuts in text and 15 woodcut borders, 17 woodcut inintials and woodcut printer's device on title. Contemp. vellum. - Foxing, partly waterstained, title (stamped) with defective corner and rebacked.

210
Publius Ovidius Naso
Le metamorfosi. 1578 (55)
Estimate:
€ 250 / $ 285
Sold:
€ 504 / $ 574

(incl. 20% surcharge)