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UNCOMMON FIRST EDITION OF THIS ESTEEMED BIOGRAPHY OF THE GREAT ENGLISH THINKER AND POLITICIAN, THOMAS MORE, WRITTEN BY DOMENICO REGI

Regi, Domenico. Della vita di Tomaso Moro gran cancelliere d'Inghilterra. Libri due. Di Domenico Regi, [...]. In Milano: per Antonio Malatesta, 1675.

12mo (140x78 mm), full vellum binding; pp. [24], 336, [1] leaf of plates.

Engravings: added title-page, portrait of Thomas More following table of contents.
Woodcuts: t.p. vignette, head- and tail-pieces, ornamental initials.
Printing error: page 42 incorrectly numbered 24.

Provenance: Handwritten ownership inscriptions at the top of the first free leaf recto (Tomasina Gastaldi) and at title-page (Federico Gastaldi).

References: IT\ICCU\BVEE\036729 (10 copies). OCLC, 7096881.

Condition

Traces of use to the binding (spine repaired, abrasion at boards). Light soiling, and some little water-stains along the edges of some leaves. Overall, a good to very good copy.

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[Biographies, St. Thomas More] Regi, Vita, 1675

Estimate €600 - €800Nov 27, 2018