[Venezia]: 1539. Octavo,  leaves; VG; bound in later quarter vellum, paper boards; worn label with gilt titling to spine; mild rubbing and wear; small red stain to A2; interior with mild age-toning and rubbing;
RR consignment; shelved case 3.
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The edition statement and date are printed on the verso of the first leaf, which is otherwise blank. The title is a caption at the head of the text; The Second Edition was first published in 1530 with revised and corrected text by Bembo, and it follows that this version follows that text.;
Gli Asolani was first printed in 1505 by Aldus Manutius and established Bembo as a major living Italian writer of prose interspersed with poetry. It contains three books of dialogue of love in Italian vernacular, as opposed to the Latin that one would expect.;