LOT 265

Voragine, J. Legendario di santi volgare historiato

nuouamente reuisto & consumma diligentia castigado. Venice, Bernardin de Bendoni, 1535. Beautiful engr. title-p., num. in-text woodcut engr. Contemp. blindst. calf w. central portrait of Alexander the Great, later ticket on spine. Folio.

Some contemp. marginal annotations/ bookseller ticket upper and lower flylvs. Covers and spine very worn, upper flyleaf replaced and tissue guard added, occas. marginal wormholes, sl. browning. The monumental work of Jacobus de Voragine, the "Legenda Sanctorum", here in a very early Italian ed. Very rare, only 2 copies listed in WorldCat of this particular ed.

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