Paris: Isidore Liseux, 1879. Hardcover. Poggio (1380 - 1459) was an Italian scholar and early Renaissance humanist. He is best known for rediscovering many classical Latin texts. This set includes the life of Poggio, a memorial of the works of Poggio, and his tales. Ex-library with library stamp mostly removed from bottom of title pages and library stickers removed from front boards and rear endpapers. Both volumes are bound in three quarter red leather over marbled paper covered boards with gilt titles to spines. Minor wear to hinges and edges of boards. Marbled endpapers and top edges gilt. Both volumes have the original vellum wrappers bound in to the rear. Clean interiors with head and tailpieces and engraved initials. Text in English and Latin. An attractive set despite being ex-library. Volume I has 203 pages; Volume II has 248 pages plus 7 pages of ads. Very Good.
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