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    Sale 5309

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    2 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 52

    MACROBIUS, Ambrosius Theodosius. Opera. Accedunt notae integrae Isacii Pontani, Joh. Meursii, Jacobi Gronovii. Leiden: Arnold Doude & Cornelius Driehuysen, 1670. 8° (190 x 118mm). Additional engraved title, woodcut illustrations (fore-margin of engraved title mostly cut away, occasional light browning or soiling, a few leaves very lightly waterstained, light spotting). 18th-century blue morocco gilt, large border encorporating floral motifs on sides, flat spine ruled and decorated gilt with central motif of a fountain in each compartment, inner fillets, silk endpapers, gilt and vellum endpapers (extremities a little rubbed, head of spine a little chipped). Provenance: A.A. RENOUARD, bound for him, with his name on front inner fillet -- John Fletcher (signature on blank, dated 1919 and bookplate).

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    MACROBIUS, Ambrosius Theodosius. Opera. Accedunt notae integrae Isacii Pontani, Joh. Meursii, Jacobi Gronovii. Leiden: Arnold Doude & Cornelius Driehuysen, 1670. 8° (190 x 118mm). Additional engraved title, woodcut illustrations (fore-margin of engraved title mostly cut away, occasional light browning or soiling, a few leaves very lightly waterstained, light spotting). 18th-century blue morocco gilt, large border encorporating floral motifs on sides, flat spine ruled and decorated gilt with central motif of a fountain in each compartment, inner fillets, silk endpapers, gilt and vellum endpapers (extremities a little rubbed, head of spine a little chipped). Provenance: A.A. RENOUARD, bound for him, with his name on front inner fillet -- John Fletcher (signature on blank, dated 1919 and bookplate).


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