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    Sale 2457 | Lot 138
    Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000
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    • Sale 2457 Lot 138

      TAEGIO, BARTOLOMEO. L'Humore Dialogo. Printer's woodcut device on title and last page; woodcut portrait of the author on title verso. 80 [i. e., 79] leaves. 8vo, 150x94 mm, old vellum boards; margins trimmed not affecting text, marginal soiling on title, contents otherwise clean. Bookplate of Sir Mark Masterman Sykes (1771-1823). excellent copy. Milan: Gio. Antonio degli Antonii (for Valerio & Girolamo Meda), 1564

      Estimate $4,000 - 6,000

      Second edition, a page-by-page reprint of the first published the same year, with the incorrectly printed leaf E8 cancelled. "A very rare little treatise, the author of which deals in a very thorough manner with viticulture, the making, keeping and serving of wine, the virtues of different wines, and their use and abuse"--Simon, Bibliotheca Gastronomica 1442.