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    Sale 5141

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    12 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 36

    PLUTARCH. Libellus aure[us] quomodo ab adulatore discernatur amicus, edited and translated by Giovanni Lorenzi. Rome: Giacomo Mazocchi, 1514. 4° (205 x 135mm). Title within Mazocchi's fine woodcut border, small device on penultimate page (a little foxing and discolouration). 20th-century red vellum gilt. Provenance: several contemporary marginalia including a running title in lower margins from A6r to G1r. Edit-on line 54559 (3 copies); Ascarelli 73; not in Adams.

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    PLUTARCH. Libellus aure[us] quomodo ab adulatore discernatur amicus, edited and translated by Giovanni Lorenzi. Rome: Giacomo Mazocchi, 1514. 4° (205 x 135mm). Title within Mazocchi's fine woodcut border, small device on penultimate page (a little foxing and discolouration). 20th-century red vellum gilt. Provenance: several contemporary marginalia including a running title in lower margins from A6r to G1r. Edit-on line 54559 (3 copies); Ascarelli 73; not in Adams.


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