RICHLY ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE OF THE TAMMARO DE MARINIS LIBRARY, 1925
[MARINIS, Tammaro de]. Vendita all’asta della Preziosa Collezione Proveniente dalla Cessata Libreria De Marinis, 30 Novembre - 3 Dicembre 1925. Milan: Libreria Anticuaria Ulrico Hoepli, (1925). Octavo, contemporary full red morocco gilt with wallet-style flap and leather ties. $325.
Only edition of this richly illustrated catalogue to the sale of the library of renowned bibliophile Tammaro De Marinis, with folding frontispiece printed in color and 42 full-page plates depicting the bindings and interiors of beautiful manuscripts and early printed books among the 380 lots. Handsomely bound.
Italian bookseller Tammaro de Marinis (1878-1969) was an influential scholar, historian of bindings, collector, and benefactor of libraries. This catalogue corresponds with part two of the three-part sale, 1925-26.
Hinges of wallet-style flap expertly repaired, binding sound, original leather ties intact.