8vo., contemporary soft vellum binding with contemporary handwritten labeling to spine, [ff. 232 + 1 blank], title page with wood engraving depicting a man against a tree between two satyrs and a blindfolded cupid aiming his arrow down at him, three more wood engravings at the beginning of each of the three sections (libri) into which the Libro del peregrino is divided. This is followed by a ‘Vita de Iacobo Caviceo’ by Georgio Anselmo. The main text is dedicated to Lucrezia Borgia, Duchess of Ferrara. A rare edition of this work of prose fiction first published in Parma in 1508. Binding marked and rubbed, some worming to margins, pages browned and slightly foxed. Text in Italian.
CAVICEO, Jacopo; ANSELMO, Georgio, Libro del peregrino. Novamente ristampato & alla sua pristina integrita’ ridotto., Stampato nella inclita citta’ di Vinegia, appresso Francesco Bindoni et Mapheo Pasini, 1527 nel mese di Aprile, 1527
SKU: 034378 Categories: Fiction, Italian, Literature Tag: Iacopo Caviceo Jacopo Giacomo Anselmo Giorgio Georgio peregrino pellegrino pilgrim book of the pilgrim romance sixteenth century cinquecento Ferrara Parma Lucretia Lucrezia Borgia literature fiction