Auction 77 ONLINE AUCTION: PRINTED BOOKS, HOLY LAND MAPS, POSTERS, & JEWISH GRAPHIC ART
Thursday, 17.1.19 (Your local time)
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LOT 35:

FIORENTINO, GIOVANNI.

Sold for: $75
Start price:
$ 10
Estimated price:
$300 - $500
Auction house commission: 25%
VAT: On commission only
17/01/2019 at Kestenbaum & Company
tags:

Il Pecorone.
“First edition” (see below). Woodcut device at title-page and at colophon.
ff. 227. Lightly foxed. Later full vellum. 8vo.
“Milan: Giovanni Antonio de gli Antoni 1554”
This is the famous counterfeit of the first edition, printed in Lucca in the 1740’s. The original was published in 1558 and was a source for Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice.