Oops, just getting this week's #MarbledMonday in under the wire!
These lovely swirling marbled endpapers are from the 1584 edition of Pietro Aretino's erotic masterpiece, 'Ragionamenti.' One of the most remarkable books of the Renaissance, the great ‘Ragionamenti’ by Aretino - known as the ‘Scourge of Princes’ – is the definitive work of erotic literature of the early modern era. Printed in octavo at London by Windet for Wolff.
Too bad it's already sold, but you can still see the rest of the pictures in the auction listing: https://auction.catawiki.com/kavels/15323631-pietro-aretino-ragionamenti-1584
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