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1605 Il Pastor Fido Guarini Italian Pastoral Tragicomedy Illustrated Mythology

Battista Guarini was a 16th-century Italian poet most known for his work ‘Il Pastor Fido.’ First published in 1590, ‘Il Pastor Fido,’ or ‘The Faithful Shepherd,’ is a tragicomedy set in Arcadia written with pastoral themes.

This rare 1605 printing features a portrait frontispiece of Guarini by Lucas Kilian, plus six other full-page engravings of Valesio. Beautiful illustrations!

Item number: #2434

Price: $499

GUARINI, Battista

Il Pastor Fido, Tragicommedia Pastorale. Del Molto Illvstre Sig. Caualiere Battista Guarini. Ora in questa vltima impressione di curiose, & dotte Annotationi arrichito, & di bellissime Figure in rame ornato

In Venetia : Appresso Gio. Battista Ciotti, 1605.


•Collation complete with all pages: 16, 487, [1]

oSignatures: a8-b8, A8-Z8, Aa8-Gg8, Hh4

•Language: Italian

•Binding: Vellum; tight & secure

•Size: ~9.5in X 7in (24cm x 18cm)

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1605 Il Pastor Fido Guarini Italian Pastoral Tragic

Estimate $499 - $1,000Apr 8, 2018
100 N Providence Rd
Ste 101
Columbia, MO 65203
United States
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