Lot 31 (Books & Works on Paper including Aviation & Transport, 31st July 2020)
Fregoso (Antonio Filaremo)
Opera nuova…. laqual tratta de doi philoosphi, cioe de Democrito che rideva di questo mondo, et heraclito che piangeva de la miserie humane divisa in XV capitoli, woodcut vignette of the philosophers Democrito and Eraclito on title, historiated initials, some spotting, scribbles to last verso, later vellum boards, [not in Adams], 8vo, Agostino di Bendoni, Venice, 1542.
*** The ‘Riso di Democrito e pianto d'Eraclito’ is a poem in 30 chapters on the ancient topic of the 2 philosophers, the laughing Democritus and weeping Heraclitus, and their opposite approach to the misery and foolishness of men.