MATTIOLI, PIETRO ANDREA
COMMENTARII IN SEX LIBROS
Venice: Vincenzo Valgrisi, 1565. Folio, portrait, woodcuts in text, 16th? century vellum with manuscript title to spine, neat bookplate reading 'GOM' to paste-down endpaper, occasional very light marginal dampstaining, early ownership signature, Fletcher, to title-page and a few neat annotations to text in an early hand, ties/clasps lacking, covers a little soiled, a few very small marginal wormholes, including to paste-down endpaper [USTC 841574 listing a collation as pp. [172] 1459 [13]; this copy collates [170] 1459 [13] suggesting an initial blank may be lacking; the collation matches that given in Hunt, 94]
Estimate £4,000-6,000 + fees

Sold for £9,375 (buyer's premium included)