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VERY RARE - SCARCE EDITION - RARE FIRST EDITION
FINE ORIGINAL VELLUM BINDING - AN IMPORTANT WORK
RARE FIRST EDITION IN ITALIAN - ILLUSTRATED WITH 100's of HISTORIATED INITIALS

GENEOLOGIA DEGLI DEI. I QUINDECI
Libri Di M. GIOVANNI BOCCACCIO
Sopra la Origine et Discendenza di Tutti gli Dei de'Gentili, con la Spositione & Sensi Allegorici delle Favole, &
con la Dichiaratione dell'Historie Appartenenti à detta Materia.
Tradotti et Adornati per Messer Giuseppe Betussi da Bassano. Aggiuntavi la Vita del Boccaccio
con le Tavole d'i Capi & di Tutte le Cose Degne di Memoria che Nella Presente Fatica si Contengono

Published by In Vinegia [VENICE]: Comino da Trino di Monferrato, 1547 [Colophon] [published date: 1547]. Rare First edition. 4to. 8.5" x 6.75" inches (LxB). Pp. (8), 286, (18) leaves, single sided pagination, numerous woodcut initials and one full-page woodcut illustration, printer's woodcut device to title & final leaf. Fine original contemporary early full vellum binding, elaborately gilt decorated spine with black gilt lettered morocco labels. Rare First Edition in Italian of the first medieval work to treat classical mythology, the Latin
editio princeps, first appearing at Venice in 1472. Boccaccio returned to Florence after the death of his father in the pestilence of 1348, where, under Petrarch's direction, he became a chief agent in the promotion of humanistic studies. Written around 1366, the Geneology is the most erudite of these reference works. Drawing largely from Ovid, the author arranged this mythological encyclopedia of the Greco-Roman deities in geneological format, providing a mine of information for several generations of scholars and writers, including Chaucer. The epilogue contains the first defense of poesy in honor of his own art by a poet of the modern world (Spingarn), and is, according to Garnett what renders this volume really interesting and valuable. The full-page woodcut illustrates a tree, the leaves of which represent the descendants of Demogorgone. With fifteen large woodcut historiated initials, and hundreds of smaller ones thoroughout. Adams B-2174. and Censimento 16 CNCE 6314. A classic work, complete as issued. There are numerous close-up pictures of the contents given below; please click on them for a detailed description (See Scans below). Please take some time to view the 50+ pictures in detail, in order to gain a full idea of the contents and condition.

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CONDITION REPORT: A rare book in fine original contemporary full vellum binding, gilt decorated spine with 2 black gilt lettered morocco labels (See Scans below), some wear/tear, soiling to covers, spine, ends & corners (See Scans below), pages with minor age toning, soiling are clean & bright (See Scans below), the binding is tight & intact (See Scans below). The vellum is smooth & supple to the touch (See Scans below). Note: Two leaves-pages 122 & 128 have been duplicated with pages 121 & 127 by mistake (printer-binderserror). Provenance: Bookplate of the Duke of Northumberland, dtd. 1867. There are two duplicate black morocco spine labels on the front pastedown (See Scans below). There are many close-up pictures for your kind perusal. Please click on any of the 50+ images above & below in the listing for enlarged close-up pictures of details, virtues & flaws (See Scans below).


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