Lot 19 of 429:
Illustrated folio edition of Orlando Furioso, 1730  

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$1,000 - $1,500

Title:
Orlando Furioso di M. Lodovico Ariosto; delle annotazioni de' più celebri autori che sopra esso hanno scritto...
Author:
Ariosto, Ludovico
Place:
In Venezia [Venice]
Publisher:
Nella Stamperia de Stefano Orlandini
Date:
1730
Description:

2 volumes in 1. [50], 576; [4], [400] pp. With 52 copper-engraved plates including the portrait. (folio) 39.8x28 cm (15½x11"), period full vellum.

Magnificent illustrated edition of Ariosto's classic epic poem. The second volume titled "Opere di M. Lodovico Ariosto ... tomo secondo," and contains all the minor works.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Vellum discolored, soiled and worn, spine label well chipped; front hinge cracked; earlier leaves with ceasing to corners and edges; long tear to one text leaf, shorter tear to one plate, slight coloring to one plate; else very good.
 
Item number:
305457
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