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Dante : Con tauole, argomenti, & allegorie, & riformato, riueduto, & ridotto alla sua uera lettura, per Francesco Sansovino fiorentino

con l'espositione di Christoforo Landino, et di Alessandro Vellvtello, sopra la sua comedia dell' Inferno, del Purgatorio, & del Paradiso.
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Online; Book
Description
[28], 163, [4], 164-392 leaves, [2] leaves of plates : ill. ; 31 cm. (fol.)
Published
In Venetia :Appresso Giouambattista, Marchiò Sessa, & fratelli,1564.
Notes
First edition to contain both the commentaries by Landino and Vellutello published by Francesco Sansovino, Mambelli 40; Adams, Cambridge, D103; BM 48:475.
Illustrated with the woodcuts from Marcolini's edition of 1544, as well as the first appearance of AB's woodcut portrait of Dante.
Colophon: In Venetia, Appresso Domenico Nicolino, per Giouambattista, Marchio Sessa et Fratelli, MDLXIIII.
Collation: *8 **6 ***4 [cross]10 A-V8 X12 Y-CCC8.
Portrait of Dante on t.-p.
Printer's mark on verso of last leaf.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Armorial bookplate of Thomas Philip, Earl de Grey, West Park. Gift of Cumming-West.
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