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2 June 2008
CATULLUS, Gaius Valerius. [Carmina], extracted from the Works of Tibullus, Catullus and Propertius. [Reggio Emilia: Albertus de Mazalibus and Prosper Odoardus, 'xix Kal. Octobris' 1481]. Ff.27-53 only (of 106), 42 lines, roman letter (lacking 2 leaves of Catullus at the end or in the middle, all signatures expunged often leavin repaired holes, repaired wormhole in the text in the first 6 leaves, title very lightly stained). Early 18th-century red morocco. gilt spine with black lettering piece, gilt border à la Du Seuil round sides with a small cornerpiece, gilt turn-ins, gilt edges (slightly rubbed). HC (Add) 4757; BMC VII, 1087; Goff T-367.
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