Ludovico Ariosto, Orlando Furioso, 1634 - binding view.

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Date:1634

Description:A contemporary expensive decorative binding on a Shakespeare source text

The fine gold tooling, and leather spine label are original to this volume, indicating a wealthy first owner who commissioned the work in the mid-seventeenth century.

Full title: Ludovico Ariosto, Orlando Furioso in English heroical verse by Sir John Harington now thirdly revised , London, printed by G. Miller for J. Parker, 1634.


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Donor ref:SR/OS 99.4 Italian [5,555] (32/10655)

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