[Title from caption:] Predica del reverendo padre frate Hieronymo da Ferrara: facta il sabbato dopo la seconda domenica di quaresima lanno. M.CCCC.LXXXXVII. Girolamo Savonarola.
[Title from caption:] Predica del reverendo padre frate Hieronymo da Ferrara: facta il sabbato dopo la seconda domenica di quaresima lanno. M.CCCC.LXXXXVII.
Savonarola’s Scarce Sermon

[Title from caption:] Predica del reverendo padre frate Hieronymo da Ferrara: facta il sabbato dopo la seconda domenica di quaresima lanno. M.CCCC.LXXXXVII.

[Florence]: [Bartolommeo di Libri], [after 17 Mar. 1497/98]. First edition. In late-19th century half leather. Panels covered with marbled paper. Marbled paper pastedown. [14] leaves. Traces of removed bookplate on front pastedown. In fine condition.

First edition of Savonarola’s sermon held about a month after the “bonfire of vanities”. A more tender and pathetic teaching delivered on the Saturday after the second Sunday of Lent in 1497.

Scarce on the market, Americana Exchange records only two records in the last 80 years (1970 Parke Bernet; 1958 Maggs).

Audin 84. Hain 14396. BMC. VI. 653.

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Price: €4,500.00

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