SPL Hand Coloured Rare Book Collection Featuring Norman R Bobins

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MISSERINI, Nicolo
Petrach.
Il Petrarca di Nuovo Ristampato et di bellissime Figure intagliate in Rame adornato e diligentemente corretto con argomenti di Pietro Petracci

Published
Venice: 1610.
Plates
8
Binding/Size
xxs=16mo
Value
0-5000
Published
Venice: 1610.
Ref
377

First Misserini edition. 12mo. pp 346 [xi] Tavola. Early eighteenth-century full red morocco with floral gilt decorations and rule to boards, gilt devices and gilt title to (flat) spine, marbled endpapers all edges gilt. Engraved title-page headpiece and four Trionfi engravings, all with early hand-colouring. Early ownership signature on the title of a member of the de Chatigny family. Later ownership signature (von Barenhorst) and monogram label on the first blank. Near fine. A lovely copy. Coloured plates in order: 1. Title page. 2. Trionfo D'Amore. 3. Trionfo Della Castita. 4. Trionfo Della Morte. 5. Trionfo Della Fama. 6. Trionfo Del Tempo. 7. Trionfo Della Divinita. 8. Coloured header: 'Capitolo'.