Sonetti e' Canzoni di diversi antichi autori Toscani in dieci libri raccolte
Sonetti e’ Canzoni di diversi antichi autori Toscani in dieci libri raccolte.
Dante Alighieri .$4,200.00
Item Number: 68452
Florence: Heirs of Filippo Giunta, 1527.
Second and most comprehensive edition of the most complete collection of Italian poets assembled in the 14th century, including the first edition of Dante’s Canzoniere, edited by eminent philologists and humanists, including Antonio Albert, Bernardo Segni and Pietro Vettori. Small octavo, bound in full morocco, woodcut printer’s device on title-page and verso of final leaf. In very good condition with some browning and wear, name to the title page. Rare with only two examples of this work appearing at auction in the last 40 years.
This volume contains the work of poets who had a great influence on Dante such as Cino da Pistoia, Guido Cavalcanti, Dante da Majano, for some of whom this is the only extant source for their work.