LE VERGINI PRUDENTI.; Cioe II Martirio di S. Agata Lucia, Agnesia, Giustine, Caterina. E Di Piv Il Pensier Della Morte & Il. Doroteo.

Firenze: Sermartelli, 1587. First Collected Edition. 4to, pp. [viii], (200); [viii], 40; [ii]. 16. 3 parts in one volme, each title with a different woodcut device or border. Bound in later vellum, some minor soiling, especially to the second part, a very nice tight clean copy. Not in Adams; Erdmann p. 166; Gamba 1747; BM STC Italian 706. Scarce, there are just 4 copies listed in NUC, three in the US: RQE, CUY, IBV. Item #36931

First issued in 1582, this is a series of poetic homilies to martyred female saints. Uva (1530-1582).

Price: $750.00

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