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Bodoni press. CATULLO. Le Nozze di Teti e di Peleo.

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Bodoni press. CATULLO. Le Nozze di Teti e di Peleo.
 

CATULLO, Caio Valerio. Le Nozze di Teti e di Peleo, Traduzione di S. Broglio Parma, Stamperia Reale, 1784

4to, 227x150 mm, Bodonian binding on boards. Vignette engraved on copper on titlepage, headpieces engraved on copper to the leaf [pi greco]3r e a1r, endpieces engraved on copper. to l. c8v. Ex libris on insidecover. Nice copy with wide margins.

Condition Report

Beautiful first Bodonian edition. The work is the extract of carmina 64, part of the Carmina docta of Catullus. It narrates the wedding of Teti and Peleo, from whose union the legendary Achille was born. Using the technique dear to the Alexandrians, Catullus in this poem also emphasizes the figure of Arianna and the sad event of his abandonment to Naxos.
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