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ROXBURGHE CLUB. FREZZI (Federico). Il Quadriregio. With an Essay by B. H. Breslauer.1998

London: The Roxburghe Club, 4to, 37pp., introduction followed by 214pp., of facsimile text illustrated with woodcuts, orig. quarter morocco. A handsome facsimile edition, based on the edition printed in Florence by Piero Pacini in 1508. Frezzi's poem, first published in Perugia in 1481, is beautifully interpreted by some of the most outstanding woodcuts created by fifteenth century Florentine artists. A scholarly essay by B.H. Breslauer carefully documents the history of the early Florentine woodcut as well as that of the Quadriregio. This volume includes a preface by the Earl of Crawford and Balcarres who presented the volume to members of the Roxburghe Club.

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