Sale 2488 - Lot 83
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BOCCACCIO, GIOVANNI. De las mujeres illustres en roma[n]ce. 76 woodcut text illustrations printed from the blocks for the 1479 Augsburg edition in German, with 4-part borders added. 109 [i. e., 110] leaves, including woodcut title. Gothic type. Folio, 268x189 mm, red morocco by Zaehnsdorf, spine slightly faded; contents heavily washed and pressed with occasional residual soiling, scattered cropped marginalia, some leaves shaved along bottom edge, marginal restoration on last 11 leaves not affecting text or illustrations. Bookplate of Mary S. Collins. (Zaragoza: Paul Hurus, 24 October 1494)...
first edition in spanish of De claris mulieribus, complete with leaf 103, containing the life of Pope Joan. H(Add) 3337a; GW 4491; Haebler, Bibliografía Ibérica 52; Palau 31162; ISTC ib00723000 (11 collections, including 5 in the U. S.); for the illustrations see Fairfax Murray/German 79.