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    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    2 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 71

    SENECA. Lucius Annaeus. Opera omnia, edited by Justus Lipsius. Leiden: B. & A. Elzevir, 1640-39. 3 volumes, 12°. Engraved title in volume I, woodcut device on titles of volumes II & III. 18th-century French red morocco, triple gilt fillet round sides, flat spines gilt, inner dentelles, gilt edges. Provenance: the Jesuit College at Blois, the gift of Ludovicus Magnus, 1686 (inscription on titles) -- Grand Seminaire de St Charles, Chartres (black stamp on an endpaper). Willems 508.

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    SENECA. Lucius Annaeus. Opera omnia, edited by Justus Lipsius. Leiden: B. & A. Elzevir, 1640-39. 3 volumes, 12°. Engraved title in volume I, woodcut device on titles of volumes II & III. 18th-century French red morocco, triple gilt fillet round sides, flat spines gilt, inner dentelles, gilt edges. Provenance: the Jesuit College at Blois, the gift of Ludovicus Magnus, 1686 (inscription on titles) -- Grand Seminaire de St Charles, Chartres (black stamp on an endpaper). Willems 508.

    GRONOVIUS, Johannes Fridericus. Ad L. & M. Annaeos Senecas notae. Ibid., 1649. 12°. Woodcut device on title. Binding uniform with the above. Willems 664. Together 4 volumes, 12° (130 x 72mm). (4)


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