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Shelfmark Davis797
Held By BL
Country Italy
Period 16c
Cover Material Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
Decorative Technique Tooled in gold
Style Cornerpiece; Lettered cover, eg initials, titles; Medallion or plaquette
Edges Gilt and gauffered
BookBinder Guillery, Marcantonio
Owner Filareto, Apollonio
Author Vettori, P [and] Merula, G
Title Explicationes suarum in Catonem, Varronem, Columellam Castigationum [and] Georgii Alexandrini enarrationes vocum priscarum in libris de re rustica
Place of Publication Lyon
Date of Publication 1542/1541
References
Notes Traces of 4 pairs of ties. Macchi states;Rome, c1542. A. Hobson, Italian 16 th century bookbinding, n. 4, p. 18-21; Idem, Apollo and Pegasus, p. 93, n.11). 14 examples known : 8 by Niccolò Franzese (Rome) , 3 bound in northern Italy, probably Bologna; 3 by Marcantonio Guillery which are the earliest of Filareto's and Marcantonio Guillery 's bindings (A. Hobson, Italian 16 th century bookbinding, n. 4, p. 18-21). See also c37i4 (not digitised).
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