London, South Kensington
16 February 2006
PLUTARCH (?46-?120). Vitae illustrium virorum, in Greek. Basel: Hieronymus Froben & Nicolaus Episcopius, 1560. 2° (324 x 200mm). Title in Greek and Latin, text in Greek, printer's device on title and verso of final leaf of text, woodcut initials (inner gutter of title repaired, title a little soiled and margins a little frayed, occasional light waterstaining at top or bottom of margin, bottom of margin of last few leaves a little stained). 17th-century calf (rebacked and lower front corner repaired, rubbed). Provenance: extensive 17th-century shouldernotes in ink in Latin; Repton School (book-label). Adams P1612; Hoffmann III, 175.
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