La Corona Estense

AUCTION 1 | Thursday, November 14th, 1996 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Books, Manuscripts and Works of Art

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Lot 187

La Corona Estense

14 Hebrew sonnets with translation into Italian verse on facing pages, each page with initial letter within engraved historiated surround and with fine engraved tail-piece vignette all PRINTED IN BLUE, engraved vignette on title Each leaf laid to size, trace stained, modern marbled boards, folio Zedner 79; JE, II 585

Venice: G. Zerletti 1753

Est: $500 - $700
Dedicatory volume of poetry by one of the most esteemed Jewish poets of the day, presented to Francesco III, Duke of Modena upon the birth of a son