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Pietro Bembo
1525 Nelle Quali Si Ragione Della Volgar Lingua Prose Pietro Bembo 1st Ed Scarce
Venice: Giovanni Tacuino, 1525. Click here to see our other books! Prose Di M Pietro Bembo Nelle Quali Si Ragione Della Volgar Lingua Pietro Bembo 1525 Giovanni Tacuino : Venice 12" by 8" [2], I-XCIIII, [1]pp SUMMARY A very scarce, true first edition of Pietro Bembo's influential treatise on writing poetry. An Important Work,First Edition,Leather Binding,Pleasing Copy,Very Scarce Overall Condition: Good This book weighs 1 KG when packed UK Postage: £ 3.99 US Postage: £ 22.99 EU Postage: £ 16.99 European Postage: £ 17.99 Asia Postage: £ 22.99 Worldwide Postage: £ 28.99 DESCRIPTION This is the true first edition of this work. Upon initial publication, this work was protected by a ten-year privilege, meaning counterfeits appeared. This is the true first edition, identified by the watermark to the paper being a cardinal's hat surmounted by a cross; the dimensions are 20 x 12.3cm; misprint 'altre' on G6 is corrected by hand to 'arte'; the colophon states 'le stampino' rather than 'la stampino'. STC Italian P.81; not in Adams or Gamba. The 'Prose della Volgar Lingua' is Bembo's most influential work. It was written in the vernacular, and explains how Petrarch is the perfect model for poetry. He analyses and discusses verse composition in great detail, touching on rhyme, stress, the sound of words and balance. Bembo's theory explains that a variety of emotions can be produced through specific placement of words in a poem, coupled with the precision of consonant and vowel placement in the line. In the original Florentine. This work was not only important in its analysis of poetry, … [Click Below for Full Description]
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