Prev / Next

Books, Autographs & Prints

Wednesday 18 November 2020, 10:30 AM • Rome


Boccaccio, Giovanni

Of the geneology of the Gods, 1606


€ 180 - 200


€ 282

The price includes buyer's premium


Venice, Lucio Spineda, 1606. In 4th. Small mark on the title page, woodcut head and initials, some stains, burnishing, coeval parchment binding, manuscript title on the spine and lower cut, spots. To the guard sheet note of possession of an ancient hand and on the reverse of the paper ex libris title page.

Specialist Notes

Seventeenth-century edition of the famous work on which Boccaccio & nbsp; worked for a long time without ever reaching the final draft. It is & nbsp; of a work of mythological erudition in 15 books, written in Latin. The first 13 are organized according to the structure of the families of the pagan gods, the last two contain an exaltation of poetry as a source of truth and salvation. I & nbsp; references are especially Tusculanae and Cicero's De natura deorum .

Contact 06 87765672 Text us on WhatsApp

More Lots