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    Sale 2501 | Lot 1
    Price Realized: $1,950With Buyer's Premium
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      ALCYONIUS, PETRUS. Medices legatus de exsilio. [70] leaves, including blanks e7-8. 8vo, 204x129 mm, remboƮtage of old limp vellum; light dampstaining in first half of volume, blank lower margin of title excised and restored, early 19th-century owner's bibliographical note on flyleaf facing title. Bookplate of Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex (1773-1843); signatures of Cornelius Paine, George H. Powell dated 1891, Hugh Tempest Sheringham dated 1897, and Philips Burns dated 1946. (Venice: House of Aldus and Andrea Asolano, November 1522)

      Estimate $2,000 - 3,000

      first edition of 2 imaginary dialogues on the subject of exile, set in 1512 and conducted by Giovanni and Giulio de' Medici (later Popes Leo X and Clement VII), who were then exiled from Florence, with their nephew Lorenzo. Renouard, page 95(8); Ahmanson-Murphy 215.


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $1,950