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Sun, Dec 3, 2023 12:00PM EST
Lot 107

ILLUSTRATED ANCIENT BURIAL CUSTOMS, ANTIQUE FUNERALS, AND FOSSILIZED SHELL BINDINGS FROM 1574

Estimate: $2,100 - $2,400

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$100 $100
$2,000 $250
$10,000 $500
$25,000 $1,000
$75,000 $5,000

Year/Century: 16th century
Language: Italian
Subject: Illustrated
Binding: Vellum
Description: Funerals antiche di vari popoli e nationi, archetypes e pompe di sepolture, di essequie, di consecrationi antiche ecc. Engraved title, 23 engravings by Girolamo Porro, and printer's mark at the end. First edition. Scarce. - The extremely well-done studies depict ethnographically fascinating burial customs. - The title has been repaired at the lower margin and has some image loss at the top right. - C2 has had a few letters added in a very clean handwriting. - The colophon leaf has been repaired. Vellum binding.

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