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XENOPHON. Xenophonte della vita di Cyro Re de...

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XENOPHON. Xenophon of the life of Cyro Re de Persi translated into the Tuscan language by Iacopo di messer Poggio fiorentino. Toscolano, Alessandro de Paganini, Adi August 9, 1527 8vo piccolo, 150x90 mm. Contemporary full vellum binding, manuscript title to spine. Pages 156 Italic typeface. Defects to binding a bit warped, a few traces of moisture to first and last papers. Good copy. Rare Edition. Xenophon's Cyropedia is translated by Jacopo Bracciolini. This edition is part of the rare series of small-format vulgarized classics that Alessandro Paganini and his son Alessandro published in Toscolano between 1519 and 1538, often undated: this book bears a complete subscription in the colophon. Baroncelli, no. 400; Lechi, p. 106, no. 20; Olschki, Monumenta Typ, no. 656; S.T.C. Italian Books, p. 738. Small 8vo, 150x90 mm. Contemporary full vellum binding, title written on the spine. Leaves 156, Italic type. Defects on binding, sign of humidity on first and last leaves, overall good copy. Rare Edition. Xenophon's Ciropedia is translated by Jacopo Bracciolini. This edition is part of the rare series of small-format popularized classics that Alessandro Paganini and his son Alessandro published in Toscolano between 1519 and 1538, often undated: this book bears a complete signature in the colophon. Baroncelli, no. 400; Lechi, p. 106, no. 20; Olschki, Monumenta Typ, no. 656; S.T.C. Italian Books, p. 738.