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BINDING -- PETRARCA, Francesco (1304-74). Il Petrarca con l'espositione di M. Alessandro Vellutello . Venice: Nicolo Bevilacqua, 1563. 4° (207 x 145mm). Woodcut device and vignette on title, headpieces and initials. Modern calf by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, in-laid with calf panels of a binding for Thomas Wotton, tooled to a gilt and black-ribbon interlace design, Wotton arms in centre, his arms on back cover with white paint (rubbed, some interlace chipped). Provenance : THOMAS WOTTON (1521-1587) binding panels only -- [Thore Virgin -- Rolf Wistrand].
BINDING -- PETRARCA, Francesco (1304-74). Il Petrarca con l'espositione di M. Alessandro Vellutello . Venice: Nicolo Bevilacqua, 1563. 4° (207 x 145mm). Woodcut device and vignette on title, headpieces and initials. Modern calf by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, in-laid with calf panels of a binding for Thomas Wotton, tooled to a gilt and black-ribbon interlace design, Wotton arms in centre, his arms on back cover with white paint (rubbed, some interlace chipped). Provenance : THOMAS WOTTON (1521-1587) binding panels only -- [Thore Virgin -- Rolf Wistrand]. A calligraphic note records that the panels had been previously inserted onto a copy of Richard Payne Knight's Remains of the Worship of Priapus , 1786, presented to the 5th Earl of Chesterfiled by the Society of Dilettanti (recorded by W. E. Moss in his monograph on Wotton under no. 114).

Informationen zur Auktion
Auktionshaus: Christie's
Titel: Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts including the Works of Charles Dickens
Auktionsdatum: 01.06.2009
Adresse: Christie's
1 June 2009, London, South Kensington