Apr 09, 2015 - Sale 2379

Sale 2379 - Lot 24

Price Realized: $ 520
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 300 - $ 500
BRACCIOLINI, POGGIO; and LUCIAN of Samosata. Facetiarum liber. Accessit Lucii philosophi Syri comoedia lepidissima, quae Asinus intitulatur. Woodcut vignette of ass on title. [16], 206 pages; lacks final blank. 8vo, 147x86 mm, old calf, worn, rebacked, endpapers conspicuously renewed, front cover detached; contents browned, light marginal dampstaining through much of volume, title heavily soiled, blank corner off G1. Krakow, 1592

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Popular collection of salacious anecdotes originally published circa 1470, here reprinted with Poggio's translation of the Asinus attributed to Lucian.