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Rare work of Zoppino press. BRUNI. Libro de la guerra de Ghotti.

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Rare work of Zoppino press. BRUNI. Libro de la guerra de Ghotti.
 BRUNI, Leonardo. Libro de la guerra de Ghotti. Venezia, Zoppino Da Ferrara, 1528

16mo, 145x95 mm; full calf binding, gilt titles and ornaments at the spine with 6 ribs. Gilt frame on covers, gilt edges. Title page within woodcut frame.Printer's mark at the end of the vol. Manuscript note on the lower margin of title page. Slight trimmed on the upper margin, fine copy.

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Very beautiful and rare edition edited by Zoppino. Bruni, in this work, analyzes the war between the Romans and the Goths. Leonardo Bruni, recognized as the most important humanist historian of the early Renaissance, was Chancellor of Florence and served as an apostolic secretary under four popes. As a humanist, his Latin translations of Greek historical and philosophical works were essential, including his translations by Aristotle and Procopius. The lot is offered with a valid export license.
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