Two Renaissance book hunters : The letters of Poggius Bracciolini to Nicolaus de Niccolis. Translated from the Latin and annotated (Records of civilization, sources and studies; no. 91)
New York, Columbia University Press, 1974
(23.5 cm), x, (2) 393 (1) pp. Publisher’s cloth (no dust jacket issued). - A selection of 92 letters from the voluminous correspondence of Poggio Bracciolini (1380-1459) and Niccolò Niccoli (c. 1364-1437), documenting a single phase of Poggio’s interest and activity – the recovery of lost Greek and Latin texts. There is a brief historical introduction and 155 pages of historical and bibliographical commentary. ¶ As new.