Libreria antiquaria Ulrico Hoepli (Milan)

Vendita all’asta della preziosa collezione proveniente dalla cessata Libreria de Marinis; prima parte : Manoscritti miniati, autografi, incunabuli con figure, incunabuli stampati su pergamena, libri figurati dei secoli XVI e XVIII, legature antiche con armi, rarità e curiosità, edizione d’amatore, libri di bibliografia e d’arte (catalogue for an auction conducted by Libreria antiquaria Hoepli, Galleria De Cristoforis, Milan, 6-9 May 1925) § Seconda parte … Manoscritti, incunabuli, libri figurati, legature, esemplari unici, esemplari su pergamena, edizioni d'amatore (catalogue for an auction conducted by Libreria antiquaria Hoepli, Milan, 30 November 1925 and 3 December 1925) § Terza parte della collezione De Marinis (catalogue for an auction conducted by Libreria antiquaria Hoepli, Galleria De Cristoforis, Milan, 17-19 June 1926)

Milan, Libreria antiquaria Hoepli, 1925-1926
Two volumes (25 cm), I (6-9 May 1925): (6) 82 pp., colour frontispiece, 69 plates (pls.I-LXIX, some printed red & black), text illustrations. 320 lots. III (17-19 June 1926): (6) 148 (2) pp., folding colour frontispiece, 48 black & white plates, text illustrations (some in red & black). 325 lots. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - Two volumes (of three) only; lacking the second sale (30 November, 3 December 1925; 380 lots). These sales in 1925-1926 were intended to signal De Marinis’s retirement from the profession of bookselling; in fact, he afterwards “was not adverse to speculative purchases of single volumes or complete collections” (A.R.A. Hobson, Some memories of Congresses & Colloquia of the Association internationale de Bibliophilie, [Paris] 2011, p.15). ¶ Insignificant damage to wrappers; otherwise, good copies.
Subjects
Auction sale catalogues - Books - 1925
Auction sale catalogues - Books - 1925-1926
Auction sale catalogues - Books - 1926
Authors/Creators
Libreria antiquaria Ulrico Hoepli (Milan)
Owners
De Marinis, Tammaro, 1878-1969
Auction date
19250506
19260617
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  • Libreria antiquaria Ulrico Hoepli (Milan)

    Vendita all’asta della preziosa collezione proveniente dalla cessata Libreria de Marinis; prima parte : Manoscritti miniati, autografi, incunabuli con figure, incunabuli stampati su pergamena, libri figurati dei secoli XVI e XVIII, legature antiche con armi, rarità e curiosità, edizione d’amatore, libri di bibliografia e d’arte (catalogue for an auction conducted by Libreria antiquaria Hoepli, Galleria De Cristoforis, Milan, 6-9 May 1925)

    Milan, Libreria antiquaria Hoepli, 1925
    (25 cm), (6) 82 pp., colour frontispiece, 69 plates (pls.I-LXIX, some printed red & black), text illustrations. 320 lots. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - Reproduced in colour as the frontispiece is the dedication copy on vellum to Lodovico il Moro of Philelphus Orationes cum quibusdam aliis eiusdem operibus (Milan c. 1483-1484) (returned to the market in the last of the J.R. Abbey sales, Sotheby's, London 19 June 1989, lot 3026); another highlight is an early manuscript (1468) on surgery, Guy de Chauliac ‘Segres de Dames défendus à reveler’ (reoffered in the same rooms, 18 February 1929, when bought by the Bolognese collector Vittorio Putti; cf. Anna Viganò, Patrizia Tomba and Luciano Merlini, ‘A manuscript worth a villa: Vittorio Putti's acquisition of the Guy de Chauliac manuscript’ in Acta Orthopaedica Scandinavica, volume 70, 1999, pp.531-535; link)  The splendid copy of the 1472 first edition of Dante (lot 263) “was knocked down to, or for, a London bookseller who was not allowed to take it out of the country” (report in The Times, London, 12 November 1925, p.760). The “prix d’expertise” had been determined by Fumagalli, librarian at the Brera, and were ridiculously low. ¶ Wrapper chipped, clean tear (2 cm). Good, unmarked copy.
  • Libreria antiquaria Ulrico Hoepli (Milan)

    Manoscritti, incunabuli, legature, libri figurati de secoli XVI e XVIII, terza parte della collezione De Marinis (catalogue for an auction conducted by Libreria antiquaria Hoepli, Galleria De Cristoforis, Milan, 17-19 June 1926)

    Milan, Libreria antiquaria Hoepli, 1926
    (25 cm), (6) 148 (2) pp., folding colour frontispiece, 48 black & white plates, text illustrations (some in red & black). 325 lots. Inserted bifolium (conditions of sale); inserted List of estimates. Publisher’s printed wrappers. ¶ Unmarked copy in good state of preservation.
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