CATULLUS, TIBULLUS and PROPERTIUS [Opera], 1534
Lot 25
CATULLUS, TIBULLUS and PROPERTIUS [Opera], 1534
Sold for £9,000 (US$ 14,575) inc. premium

Lot Details
CATULLUS, TIBULLUS and PROPERTIUS
[Opera], woodcut device on title, with the final blank, flyleaf inscription "Petri Landi et amicoru[m]", perhaps the Doge of Venice (r.1538-45), contemporary Venetian black morocco [by Andrea di Lorenzo, the "Mendoza binder"], title within double circle gilt on covers, gilt and gauffered edges, some wear, small circles inside covers (probably wax seals) wormed away [not in Adams], 8vo, Lyon, Gryphius, 1534

Footnotes

  • One of only three bindings to this design, this copy illustrated as figure 50 in Hobson, Renaissance Book Collecting, Appendix 5, item 129. See illustration on preceding page.
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