London, South Kensington
1 June 2009
BINDING-- THOMAS AQUINAS (?1225-?1274). [Opera]. Lyons: J. F. Giunta & Soc. & J. Myt, 1520. 4 vols. in 3, 8° (162 x 104mm) Titles printed in red & black, woodcut title borders, initials (wormtrack in vol. I with a little loss.) 16th-century red morocco, elaborately gilt, with arms of Pope Pius V in centre of both covers, edges gilt, painted & gaufferd to a floral design, titles written along fore-edges, section of original backstrip inserted in one volume. Provenance: Michele Ghisleri, Pope Pius V (1566-1572) -- Charles and Mary Lacaita (bookplate) -- Thore Virgin, 1938 (inscription; Bib. Quarnforsiana, 1947, no. 1520, stamp) -- [Rolf Wistrand].
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