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Taegio (Bartolomeo) La Villa. Dialogo, first and only edition, collation: A-P4 Q6 R-Cc4, woodcut device on title, woodcut portrait to verso, woodcut illustrations and initials, foot of title cut away and restored, no loss of text, some water-staining, stain to P2, occasional other foxing and staining, slight marginal worming to last 2 leaves, no loss of text, upper hinge broken, 18th century vellum, small nick to upper cover, 4to (189 x 140mm.), Milan, Francesco Moscheni, 1559.

⁂ Extremely rare, no copy traced at auction.
Rothamsted acquisition date 1915.

Literature: not in Adams; EDIT 16 CNCE 47957.

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Taegio (Bartolomeo) La Villa. Dialogo, first and only

Estimate £1,000 - £1,500
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Auction Curated By:
Rupert Powell
International Head of Books and Works on Paper
Justin Phillips
Early and Continental Printing
220 Queenstown Road
London, SW8 4LP
United Kingdom
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