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    Jacopo Sannazzaro. Opera Omnia, Latine Scripta. Venice: Dominic & Johanni Baptista Guerre, 1568. Krown & Spellman retail: $500. Small 8vo. *8,A-M8,N4. [16],98f=196p. Old vellum, ms. title, light dampstains, owner's name crossed-out on t.p., Latin sentiment at end in contemp. hand. Emblematic device on t.p., Historiated initials. From the Krown & Spellman Collection.

    More Information: Under the influence of his friend Pontano, Sannazaro wrote much of his work in Latin. His Eclogae piscatoriae was much celebrated and in the tradition of pastoral verse. This volume contains the "De Partu Virginis" which John Sparrow called "the most splendid example of humanistic religious poetry." Donadoni calls it "sometimes exquisite, the beauties are in the details, the comparisons, and in the harmony of the lines." This volume also contain his Egloga, Elegiarum, & Epigrammaton. Introductory letters from Bembo & Sadolto.         EDIT 16 CNCE 35997. Rare edition not in Gamba, Adams, Haym, BM STC (Italian), Graesse, or Brunet.

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