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Bracciolini, Gian Francesco Poggio | Poggii Florentini, Facetarium Libelus Unicus | Londini 1798

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Bracciolini, Gian Francesco Poggio, Facetarium Libelus Unicus Londini, 1798

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[Bracciolini, Gian Francesco Poggio], Poggii Florentini, Facetarium Libelus Unicus , Notullis Imiatores indicantibus & nonnullis siue Latinis, siue Gallicis Imitationibus illustratus, simul ad fidem optimarum Editionum emendatus. Tomus Prior.Tomus Posterior.Mileti.,  Londini, 1798.  In-12, lacks final blank and paste down. Two books in one volume [ I: xx; I-IV, p. 5 – p. 283;  II: viii; p.1 – p.300]. Bound in original vellum binding, now soiled but still very secure. Traces of page rouging remain.  Interior book block is fine. “Poggii Facetiae” is inked on the head of the spine. Signature of Hugh Cholmondeley on the front paste down. There is a quotation from Proverbs on the title page: Cor laetum pro medicinâ est; Spiritus verò tristis exsiccat ossa. Lib. Proverbior. Cap. 17.v.22. (A joyful heart promotes healing…).