London, South Kensington
5 June 2007
AUGUSTINE, Saint, Bishop of Hippo (354-430). Primus [Decimus] tomus [operum]. Basel: Ambosius & Aurelius Froben [Paris: Claude Chevallon], 1559-42-31. 10 volumes in 5, 2° (346 x 241mm). Title of vol.I within a woodcut historiated border, device at end and at beginning and end of all other vols. save the last which has no device at end (a little worming at beginning of vol.I tapering to a single wormhole in the text as far as B3, a little occasional browning and waterstaining). 17th-century panelled calf (rebacked, rather rubbed, corners worn). Mixed editions. Not in Adams save for vol.X which is Adams A2158. Sold not subject to return.
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