Ludovico Ariosto - Orlando Furioso - 1772/1773

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Ludovico Ariosto - Orlando Furioso - 1772/1773
Littérature, Livres illustrés - Quantité : 4 - Autre - voir description

LUDOVICO ARIOSTO (1474 - 1533)
Orlando Furioso di M. Lodovico Ariosto. Tomo I. [IV.].
Venezia, presso Antonio Zatta, 1772-3.

4to, IV volumes. I: [16], LX, 300 pp., [21] leaves of plates, sign.: *-**4, a-g4, h2, A-OO4, PP2; II: [214] leaves, [15] leaves of plates, sign.: A-FFF4, GGG6; III: [206] leaves, [16] leaves of plates; IV: [268] leaves, [14] leaves of plates, sign.: A-XXX4. XIXth century blue paper binding, four title pages, each one with its own gorgeous engraved frontispiece an title page surrond from ornamental frame; a beautiful, crisp copy with very limpid engravings and a splendid chiaroscuro rendering. One of the most famous and fascinating illustrated book printed in Venice in the XVIIIth century, exquisitely engraved by several of the most famous artist of the age: 58 full-page and 36 half-page engravings, 51 argomenti engraved at the beginning of each canto, 20 among heads and tailpieces, designed by Novelli and others and engraved by Giuliano Zuliani (1730 - 1814), Tommaso Baratti (fl. 1772 - 1801), Ferdinando Fambrini (fl. 1763 - 1794), Giacomo Malosso (fl. 1772 - 1773) and others. The text was edited and revised by Leonardo Marcellotto (fl. 1744 - 1773) and Antonio Cilis (fl. 1772 - 1773), with the addition of a biography of Ludovico Ariosto by Giovanni Andrea Barotti (1701 - 1772) at the beginning of the first volume.

 AGNELLI-RAVEGNANI, Annali delle edizioni ariostee, I, pp. 202-204; BRUNET I, 437; DE GRASSI, p. 169.

Informations du lot
Objet
Livre
Nombre de livres
4
Sujet
Littérature, Livres illustrés
Auteur/ Illustrateur
Ludovico Ariosto
Titre du livre
Orlando Furioso
État
Bon état
Année de publication de l’ouvrage le plus ancien
1772
Année de publication de l’ouvrage le plus récent
1773
Édition
Édition illustrée
Langue
Italien
Langue originale
Oui
Éditeur
Antonio Zatta
Reliure
Couverture souple
Extras
Autre - voir description
Nombre de pages
1064
Dimensions
240×200 mm
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