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GIOVENALE, Decimo Giunio (ca. 55-135/140) - Iuuenalis cum comment Ioannis Britannici. Venice: [s.e.], 1509.A fine edition illustrated with a series of fine woodcuts, very modern in style. Third edition of the 16th century, after the first one published in Brescia in 1501 and the second in Milan in 1503 of Juvenal's Satires with the commentary of Giovanni Britannico, which was preferred to that of other famous humanists for the whole century.Folio (308 x 212mm). Large woodcut vignette on the title depicting Juvenal with the disciples seated on the benches, and other 15 smaller sized woodcuts at the incipits, historiated woodcut initials, text within commentary in smaller body, with final blank (some wormholes in the text, small wormtrack with slight loss to the first and final leaves, another wormtrack that does not touch the text in the inner margin of the central leaves, expert repair on the verso of the title without loss). Reassembled binding with contemporary wooden plates and later calf on spine, later metal clasps (modern guards). Provenance: Prince of Oldenburg (stamp on title) - old Russian library stamp and number on title - Marcellus Schlimovich (bookplate) - Argentine Jewish Society (labels at the beginning and end of the volume) - Vicotir Azienman (Buenos Aires bookshop) - Maria Luisa Manticelli (modern bookplate) - Gonnelli auction house (label). ENGIOVENALE, Decimo Giunio (ca. 55-135/140) - Iuuenalis cum comment Ioannis Britannici. Venice: [s.e.], 1509.Edition illustrated by a series of fine woodcuts in modern style. Third sixteenth-century edition, after the first published in Brescia in 1501 and the second in Milan in 1503, of Juvenal's Satires with the commentary by Giovanni Britannico, which throughout the sixteenth century was preferred to that of other humanists (Treccani). Folio (308 x 212mm). Large woodcut vignette on title page depicting Juvenal with disciples seated in pews, and other 15 x

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