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Agostino NIFO De pulchro liber. [Ensemble] De amore liber

Agostino NIFO

De pulchro liber. [Ensemble] De amore liber

Apud Davidem Lopes de haro, Lugduni Batavorum [Amsterdam] 1641, in-12 (7x13cm), (10) 160pp. (8) ; (4) 338pp. (8), 2 textes reliés en un volume.


New edition, rare, these two works, each of which has a title page in red and black, with brand of printer. Elzévirienne Edition. Without being able to determine if this is the first edition, there are two pieces together at the time of 1549.Plein Velin time. Binding Dutch. Smooth back features 5 sets of triple net. Author's name in pen. traces lacets.Fameux works Nifo the Italian philosopher (1473-1539) in which he celebrates the beauty of women and love, drawing on the works of ancient philosophers. Written in 1529 by a philosopher at the top of his fame, the two books are a direct confrontation with Neoplatonism then current Nifo attack that frankly using the two concepts of love and beauty, it definitely ranks in the banner of desire. The book was originally dedicated to beautiful Giovanna d'Aragona (1502-1577), godson of King Ferdinand of Naples, who Nifo saw the ideal of human beauty, able to stir all human and therefore love desires, but beyond this ideal Nifo defines what is beautiful, for what we love, revolutionary design at the time of love and beauty were deified. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information!

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