Regole Grammaticali della Volgar Lingua, di Messer Francesco Fortunio.

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Creator

Fortunio, Francesco.

Title

Regole Grammaticali della Volgar Lingua, di Messer Francesco Fortunio.

Publisher

Venice: The Sons of Aldus,

Date

1545.

Description

This is the second Aldine edition of the first treatise on Italian grammar, authored by Francesco Fortunio (ca. 1470–1517). The volume was bound by Ridge & Storr of Grantham in green goatskin for Sir John Hayford Thorold (1773–1831) of Syston Park, with the iconic Aldine device stamped in gilt on both covers, as usual for Syston Park bindings. With the later bookplate of Henry William Poor (1844–1915), a Wall Street stockbroker whose family firm eventually became Standard & Poor’s.

Source

From the collection of G. Scott Clemons.

Citation

Fortunio, Francesco. , “Regole Grammaticali della Volgar Lingua, di Messer Francesco Fortunio. ,” Grolier Club Exhibitions, accessed June 19, 2018, http://grolierclub.omeka.net/items/show/283.