1872 Rare Italian Vellum Chivalry Book Set - Orlando Furioso Di Ludovico Ariosto - The Frenzy of Orlando.
Author: Ludovico Ariosto.
Title : Orlando Furioso Di Ludovico Ariosto.
Publisher: Firenze, G. Barbera, Editore, 1872. Complete set of 3 volumes.
Language: Text in Italian
Size: 4" X 3".
Pages: x-540-551-558 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good original full vellum binding (hinges fine, overall slightly scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. All edges are red.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight and clean, rare light foxing mainly on protective tissue guar paper between frontispiece and title pages - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the nice frontispiece portrait and the 2 full-page frontispiece illustrations in each volume.
The book: This rare Italian vellum book set of "Orlando Furioso," or "The Frenzy of Orlando," is a cornerstone of Italian Renaissance literature. Ludovico Ariosto's magnum opus is an epic tale that combines romance, adventure, and chivalry, presented in a series of vivid cantos that have captivated readers for centuries.
The author: Ludovico Ariosto (1474–1533) was an Italian Renaissance poet, remembered best for his epic masterpiece "Orlando Furioso." The poem is a continuation of Matteo Maria Boiardo's "Orlando Innamorato" and has influenced countless other works of art with its rich tapestry of romance and mythology.
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