Il Codice Orsini-Da Costa delle Rime e dei Trionfi di Francesco Petrarca. Integralmente riprodotto in fotoincisione e tricromia con ventisette miniature e otto tavole aureo-purpuree pił tre facsimili dei codici Vaticani 3195, 3196, 3197
Price: 750.00 USD
[Roma]: Danesi Editore, 1904. Edition limited to 300 numbered copies (this being #281). Published to celebrate the 6th Centenary of the birth of Francesco Petrarca. 38, clxxx pp. Contemporary full brown polished calf, sides ruled in blind, spine with five raised bands ruled in blind and gilt lettering, gauffered edges, gold decorated endpapers. With twenty-seven miniatures, eight plates, and three facsimiles. Foreword by Domenico Ciampoli. With a gift inscription of Italian writer and poet Giorgio Vigolo to famous Italian director, screenwriter and playwright Giorgio Prosperi on the flyleaf. Apparently, the illustrations here included, which were taken from different sources, generated quite a bit of confusion among scholars in the following years. A few light scuffs to extremities else a bright, near fine copy. In the Italian language. ; Quarto. First Edition.