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Auction 88, Lot 403

"Printed leaf",

Subject: Early printing

Period: 1572 (published)

Publication: Orlando Innamorator

Color: Black & White

5.5 x 7.7 inches
14 x 19.6 cm

This leaf is from Count Matteo Maris Boiardo's "Orlando in Love", a highly important Italian epic poem. Double columns of Italian text with a woodblock illustration and decorative capital. A bit of foxing in margin.


Condition: A

Estimate: $40 - $50

Sold for: $20

Closed on 10/2/1999