London, South Kensington
16 March 2006
CICERO, Marcus Tullius (106-43 BC). De Amicitia Dialogus. Paris: Typis Jos. Barbou, 1771. 89 x 53mm. Half title, wood-engraved portrait frontispiece, text within woodcut border. Contemporary russet morocco gilt, gilt edges (extremities lightly rubbed), blue silk marker. Provenance: JOHN SPARROW (booklabel) -- "John Sparrow from John Carter" (pencil inscription on front free endpaper) - "Johanni Dhannes 12/iii/65" (ink inscription). Bondy p.24; Mikrobiblion 48; Welsh 1895.
With Cicero's De Officiis Libri III (Paris, 1650) and 2 other classical works including Homer's Iliad (London, William Pickering, 1831). (4)
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