Lot 299: Ariosto (Ludovico)



2015-07-08 11:47:05

Lot 299: Ariosto (Ludovico). Orlando Furioso... in Italian and English, [translated by W. Huggins with the assistance of T.H. Croker and others], 2 vols., London: Printed for the Editor, in Rupert Street, 1755, engraved portrait illustration to each title, double column text in Italian & English, all edges gilt, contemporary red crushed straight grain morocco, elaborate gilt decoration to spines and board edges, volume 1 with large morocco label to upper board 'Nobiliss: et Honoratiss: Comiti de Hillsborough hoc et alt: vol: Pignus Amoris Obsequentissime D:D: Metaphrastes Humillimus', upper board of volume 2 slightly marked, 4to. The first edition of this translation. (2) Dominic Winter's Travel & Natural History, Early Printed Books, Maps, Globes & Decorative Prints, Science & Mathematics, Bookbinding Equipment Auction July 2015 Wednesday, 15th July 2015 Estimate: £300-400
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