Il primo libro delle lettere

22 MARTELLI Niccolo Il primo libro delle lettere Firenze A instanza dell auttoreMARTELLI, Niccolò

Firenze, A instanza dell’auttore (A.F. Doni), 1546

In 4to; original edition;ll. 91, wl; fine woodcut portrait of the author at title page. Bound in half red calf. Niccolò Martelli (1498), born in Florence, studied and lived in Rome, where he was introduced by Pietro Aretino into the literary circle of Leo X the Pope. Most of his production comes from the rich correspondence he kept with the main personalities of humanistic culture attime (Bembo, Aretino,Brucioli, Varchi, Doni, Alamanni, Firenzuola) and artists, first of all Michelangelo Buonarroti and Benvenuto Cellini. This First book of letters give us an extraordinary wealth of news on his contemporary society.


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