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Stand E13

Fanfare binding. First and only edition of the Aldus press by Pontanus Amorum, 1518.

Pontanus, Johannes Jovianus (Giovanni).

Ioannis Ioviani Pontani amorum libri II, De amore conjugali III., 1518 1518

Erste und einzige Ausgabe der Aldus Presse von Pontanus Liebeslyrik in einem wunderschönen Fächereinband. Ein Schmuckstück einer Aldine. - First and only edition of the Aldus press by Pontanus Amorum in a beautiful fanfare binding. A jewel of an Aldine.

Bibliography
Graesse P406, Bibliotheca Aldina: Pontani.

Edition
Venedig, Aldus Manutius Presse.

Condition
Die Gelenke fachmännnisch und unauffällig verstärkt. Rücken etwas gedunkelt. Kaum berieben. Frisch und nahezu fleckenfrei erhalten. -The joints expertly and unobtrusively reinforced. Back slightly darkened. Hardly rubbed. Last sheet with the print mark and with contemporary notes. Fresh and virtually free of spots.

Binding
Contemporary leather binding (Fanfare Binding) / Ganzledereinband (Fächereinband)..
£2,600