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De arte amandi et De remedio amoris, cum commento (by Bartholomaeus Merula)
Jean de Vingle
€3.400 - €5.000

4to, lxxiiij [= 74] ff, Large woodcut mark on title. Printed in gothic type with Ovid's texts in larger type (29 ll), surrounded by the commentary in smaller type (54 ll). (a few sm. brown spots or tiny single wormholes). 19th-c. mottled sheep, blind-ruled covers, gilt spine with 5 raised bands and morocco labels, gilt sides, blue edges, blue endpapers, older flyleaves bound with (front cover sl.rubbed). Good copy

Rare 2nd Lyon ed. (1st 1495) of OVID'S DIDACTIC POEMS on LOVE with a COMMENTARY by the MANTUAN HUMANIST B. MERULA (fl. 1490-1500). Ref.: ISTC io00147000 [7]; Goff O-147; Baudrier XII 202. Not in BMC, BSB-Ink, CIBN, Polain Prov.: Extensive interlinear and marginal annotations to 2nd work. Contemp. note on lower (old) flyleaf