Sale: 456 / Rare Books, Nov. 20. 2017 in Hamburg Lot 299

 
299
Anakreon
Convivialia Semiambia. 1781.
Estimate:
€ 1,000 / $ 1,100
Sold:
€ 861 / $ 947

(incl. 23% surcharge)
Lot description
Anakreon
Convivialia semiambia (graece et latine). Rom, Spalletti 1781.

Aufwendig gedruckte und reizend illustrierte Ausgabe in Großfolio.

"These very splendid editions, in imperial folio, are dedicated to Don Gabriel, the then Infant of spain, who patronised the Spanish edition of Sallust of 1772. They are printed from an ancient MS. of the tenth century. The type, comprehending the first sixteen pages, is a fac-simile of the Vatican MS." (Dibdin).

EINBAND: Späterer Halblederband. 54 : 40,5 cm. - ILLUSTRATION: Mit gestochenem Frontispiz, gestochener Titelvignette, gestochenem Porträt (Don Gabriel), 25 Textkupfern und 9 (statt 11?) gestochenen Vignetten von Camillo Tinti sowie 16 Seiten gestochenem Text (S. I-XVI). - KOLLATION: 5 Bll., LX S (inkl. gest. Text) - ZUSTAND: Stellenw. gering fleckig, 1 Bl. mit kl. Randeinriß, Rücken und Kanten beschabt. Breitrandig und unbeschnitten.

LITERATUR: Dibdin I, 265. - Schweiger I, 24. - Thieme/B. XXXIII, 187.

Finely printed and richly illustrated edition in imperial folio. With engr. frontispiece, engr. title-vignette, engr. portrait, 25 engravings in text and 9 (of 11?) engr. vignettes by C. Tinti, as well as 16 pages engraved text. Later half calf. - Partly slight staining, 1 leaf with marginal tear. Spine and edges rubbed.

299
Anakreon
Convivialia Semiambia. 1781.
Estimate:
€ 1,000 / $ 1,100
Sold:
€ 861 / $ 947

(incl. 23% surcharge)