Title: Satire di Cinque Poeti Illustri, di Nuovo Raccolte et Poste a Luce, 1565
Author: Mario degli Andini; Lodovico Ariosto; Francesco Sansovino; Luigi Alamanni; Lodovico Paterno
Publisher: In Venetia, Per Gio. Andrea Valuassori
A scarce mid 16th century edition of Andini’s Satires of Five Illustrious Poets, again collected and brought to light. With a letter from Paterno, where the Latin and thoscana satire is discussed: and some necessary advice is taught about the writing of modern satires.
There are woodcut initials throughout, and woodcut headpieces.
The leaf numbers 46-47 are repeated in foliation.
Worldcat records 14 existing copies of this edition in libraries.
One vellum bound volume in 18mo, 118 (Actually 120) leaves
This volume is in good shape, with some rubbing and staining to the binding. The text block is coming loose from the spine and front cover but holding strong to the rear. There is some staining throughout.