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    Sale 5315

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts including Modern First Editions

    13 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 50

    SALLUSTIUS CRISPUS, Gaius (B.C. 86-B.C. 35). De coniuratione Catilinae. Venice: Aldine Press, 1521. 8° (165 x 98mm). Woodcut device on title and last page (a little staining). 17th-century Italian vellum (a little soiled).

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    SALLUSTIUS CRISPUS, Gaius (B.C. 86-B.C. 35). De coniuratione Catilinae. Venice: Aldine Press, 1521. 8° (165 x 98mm). Woodcut device on title and last page (a little staining). 17th-century Italian vellum (a little soiled).

    According to Renouard a much better edition than that of 1509, 'beaucoup plus belle, imprimée avec un caractère neuf, et d'un meilleur texte, corrigé avec soin par François d'Asola', Renouard 93/16.


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