London, South Kensington
18 November 2003
APPIANUS (fl. 2nd century A.D.). Historia Romana (Partes I-II). Translated by Petrus Candidus Decembrius. Venice: Christophorus de Pensis de Mandello, 20 November 1500.
Super-chancery 2° (305 x 210mm). Gothic type, initial spaces with guide-letter. (Without last blank, wormtracks affecting a few words in 3 leaves, a few small wormholes, a little browning.) Modern half vellum, blue edges (vellum edges lifting). Provenance: contemporary annotations.
HC 1312; BMC V, 473; GW 2291; Goff A-929.
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