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1522 Giunti Press Herodian's History Of Rome Rare post-incunable
Florenza: Philippo di Giunta, 1522. Herodianus Historia Dello Imperio dopo Marco Tradotta in lingua toscana & con diligentia Stampata Woodcut printer's device on title page and final leaf [3], 109, 3 leaves including penultimate blank Small 8vo, old vellum First edition in Italian translated by Antonio Francini (1480-1537) who was a Greek and Latin Scholar 1522. Florenza - Philippo di Giunta Giunti Press Herodian's history of Rome comprises a collection of 8 books covering period from death of Marcus Aurelius to Reign of Gordian the third's in 238. Condition Boards firmly attached A sound copy including the genuine blank at N7 Binding sound. Vellum boards a tiny bit warped as in they don't close tight Gift inscription as pictured - presentation from 1880 Not ex library Moderate external wear Scattered Foxing and soiling and stains Several pages exhibit heavy stains in the gutter. Overall for age good No torn pages Pages age toned Citation: Pettas,217: Adams H392; BM STC Italian 326. Giunti Press First appearing in the Catasto of 1427, the Giunti were a well-established family in Florence. In 1437, the Giunti patriarch matriculated into the wool guild and became a small scale wool merchant in Florence. The first indication of the Giunti's involvement in the book trade was the establishment of a stationary business by Lucantonio, one of the younger Giunti brothers, in Venice In keeping with the Florentine tradition, this younger son had been sent to Venice to pursue trade. His partnership with his older brother Filippo in 1491 constitutes the the first recorded entrance of th … [Click Below for Full Description]
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