Lot 1050: GIRALDO CINTHIO, G.B. Hexatommithi, overo cento novello. Venice, E. Deuchin
16 November 2016
2311 RW Leiden, NetherlandsLive Auction
GIRALDO CINTHIO, G.B. Hexatommithi, overo cento novello. Venice, E. Deuchino & G.B. Pulciani, 1608. 2 in 1 vol. (12), 494; (8), 458 pp. 4°. Old vellum. (Joints split at the end, a few small holes in bind., lower part stained in places, inner margin last pp. a bit moulded). Hecatommithi is a collection of tales told somewhat after the manner of Boccaccio, but still more closely resembling the novels of Cinthio’s contemporary, Matteo Bandello.
Estimated Price: € 120