ARETINO (PIETRO) Ragionamenti, 3 parts in one vol., 1584 [but c.1620]
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ARETINO (PIETRO) Ragionamenti, 3 parts in one vol., 1584 [but c.1620]
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ARETINO (PIETRO)
Ragionamenti, 3 parts in one vol., Dutch counterfeit of the John Wolfe London edition (which itself has a false imprint and date), with the blank leaf Aa1 but without the final blank, Yy complete in six leaves (not 8 as suggested by the note to STC 19912), signature of "Lord Shelburne" on title (probably 1st Earl, 1675-1751), contemporary continental black leather, sides gilt with 'NH' surrounding cherub tool, gilt dog tooth borders, gilt spine (small repair), g.e., minor rubbing, ties missing, 8vo, nella nobil Citta di Bengodi, 1584 [i.e. Amsterdam, c.1620]
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