London, South Kensington
16 February 2001
BOOKS FROM THE LIBRARY OF WILLIAM FOYLE
CAESAR, Caius Julius. Commentaria, [Venice: Augustinus de Zannis de Portesio, 17 August 1511]. Small 2°, title printed in red, large woodcut within ornamental border printed in red (woodcut repeated in black on b1), woodcut illustrations, ornamental initials, ruled in red throughout (lacking C4-5 but supplied in photocopy, title lightly browned and with marginal waterstain, a few leaves browned, lightly spotted), contemporary blind-stamped calf, covers with a border of an urn roll within a narrow foliate roll, central panel formed of diamond scroll and bee rolls (rebacked, extremities repaired, joints cracked, rubbed), gilt and gauffered edges, bookplate of W. A. Foyle, Beeleigh Abbey. BM STC Italian p. 135; Sander 1503.
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