Novelle Cinque Tales from the Veneto. George Bumgardner.
Novelle Cinque Tales from the Veneto

Novelle Cinque Tales from the Veneto

Hardcover, Barre, Massachusetts: Imprint Society, 1974. Fine. Illustrated with facsimiles from the 16th century manuscript held at Yale University. Translated, edited, and annotated by George Bumgardner. This edition was limited to 1,950 copies of which this is number 52. This edition is the first time the 16th century manuscript has been translated into English. Book designed by Martino Mardersteig in Centaur typeface. Letterpress printed in the Stamperia Valdonega in Verona, Italy. The four watercolors from the 16th century manuscript are reproduced in their exact size. Bound by Legatoria Recalcati in Milan. Paper specially made for this edition by Cartiere Magnani in Pescia. Book is in Fine condition with the bookplate of noted book collector Rolland Comstock on the front pastedown. Comstock owned more than 100,000 First Editions and Fine books. Slipcase in Near Fine condition. [Item #58372]

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