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PONTANUS, J. J. Opera, Venice: Aldus Manutius and Andreas Asulanus, June 1518. Part I only (of 3), 4°, ruled in red throughout, with final blank (title trimmed and mounted, inner margin of following leaf strengthened with loss of one letter supplied in facsimile, one line on e4 recto and 29 lines on verso crudely crossed out with ink, the first 15 leaves with repaired wormhole in margin, spotted and mainly marginal staining), 18th-century vellum. Provenance: expurgated by a Spanish censor. The first of three volumes, each issued separately. Adams P1860; Renouard Alde 82:3.

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PONTANUS, J. J. Opera, Venice: Aldus Manutius and Andreas Asulanus, June 1518. Part I only (of 3), 4°, ruled in red throughout, with final blank (title trimmed and mounted, inner margin of following leaf strengthened with loss of one letter supplied in facsimile, one line on e4 recto and 29 lines on verso crudely crossed out with ink, the first 15 leaves with repaired wormhole in margin, spotted and mainly marginal staining), 18th-century vellum. Provenance: expurgated by a Spanish censor. The first of three volumes, each issued separately. Adams P1860; Renouard Alde 82:3. THEMISTIUS. Opera, in Greek. -- ALEXANDER Aphrodisaeus. De anima et de fato unus, Venice: Aldine Press, May 1534. 2°, strapwork woodcut headpieces and ornamental initials from several sets, headpiece and initial on A1 printed in red, printer's device on title and last page (outer margin of the first 4 leaves cut down, inner margin of the same leaves reinforced, outer margin of last 4 leaves also cut down, the last 2 partly repaired, some worming at beginning and end slightly affecting text at beginning, top fore-corners of A1-B2 cut away, repaired from A3-b2, outer margind waterstained throughout), late 19th-century half calf (lightly rubbed). FIRST EDITION. Adams T447; Renouard 111.3. [CICERO. Oration pro P. Sestio]. -- Paulus MANUTIUS. In orationem Ciceronis pro P. Sextio commentarius, Venice: Aldine Press, 1556. 8°, printer's device on title, repeated on verso of final leaf (lightly spotted), 18th-century calf, spine gilt in compartments (lightly stained, extremities lightly worn), inscription of Boileau at end. Renouard Alde 168.4. With Quintilianus' Institutione oratoria (Venice: Aldus Manutius and Andres Asulanus, August 1514, lacking ten leaves from first 3 quires). (4)
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