Provenance: The Marquis of Stafford (armorial bookplate). Brunet III, 318: "Edition exécutée en caractères très menus, que l' on appelle sédanoise ou parisienne"; Spielmann 200; Welsh 3558." /> HORATIUS FLACCUS, Quintus (65-8 BC). <I>Opera omnia; Cum novis Argumentis.</I> Sedan: "Ex Typographia & typis novissimis Ioannis Iannoni," 1627. 84 x 47mm. Woodcut typographical device on title (a few spots, some very light staining). Finely-bound in late 17th-century red morocco gilt, spine gilt in compartments, gilt edges. <I>Provenance</I>: The Marquis of Stafford (armorial bookplate). Brunet III, 318: "Edition exécutée en caractères très menus, que l' on appelle sédanoise ou parisienne"; Spielmann 200; Welsh 3558.|
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    Sale 5140

    Fine Printed Books Including Modern First Editions & Miniature Books

    25 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 123

    HORATIUS FLACCUS, Quintus (65-8 BC). Opera omnia; Cum novis Argumentis. Sedan: "Ex Typographia & typis novissimis Ioannis Iannoni," 1627. 84 x 47mm. Woodcut typographical device on title (a few spots, some very light staining). Finely-bound in late 17th-century red morocco gilt, spine gilt in compartments, gilt edges. Provenance: The Marquis of Stafford (armorial bookplate). Brunet III, 318: "Edition exécutée en caractères très menus, que l' on appelle sédanoise ou parisienne"; Spielmann 200; Welsh 3558.

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    HORATIUS FLACCUS, Quintus (65-8 BC). Opera omnia; Cum novis Argumentis. Sedan: "Ex Typographia & typis novissimis Ioannis Iannoni," 1627. 84 x 47mm. Woodcut typographical device on title (a few spots, some very light staining). Finely-bound in late 17th-century red morocco gilt, spine gilt in compartments, gilt edges. Provenance: The Marquis of Stafford (armorial bookplate). Brunet III, 318: "Edition exécutée en caractères très menus, que l' on appelle sédanoise ou parisienne"; Spielmann 200; Welsh 3558.

    "The renowned and beautiful clear 'petite sédanoise', one of the miracles and beauties of type-founding ... One of the most distinguished miniature books, and perhaps the earliest example of a type truly created for the purpose of a miniature book" (Spielmann).


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