Pretiosa Margarita Novella de Thesauro, ac Pretiosissimo Philosophorum Lapide.

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Creator

Bono, Pietro.

Title

Pretiosa Margarita Novella de Thesauro, ac Pretiosissimo Philosophorum Lapide.

Publisher

Venice: [Giordano Ziletti and the Sons of Aldus],

Date

1557.

Description

The Aldine edition of this title must not have sold well, as the printer Giordano Ziletti acquired the unsold sheets of the 1546 edition from Paulus Manutius, reset the first gathering to include his own titlepage, and then republished the imprint as his own in 1557. Ziletti’s edition lacks the last two leaves of the original sheets, bearing the dolphin and anchor device and Aldus’s colophon, thereby removing all evidence of an Aldine origin for this book.

Source

From the collection of G. Scott Clemons.

Citation

Bono, Pietro. , “Pretiosa Margarita Novella de Thesauro, ac Pretiosissimo Philosophorum Lapide. ,” Grolier Club Exhibitions, accessed August 20, 2018, https://grolierclub.omeka.net/items/show/249.