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22 September 2000
TACITUS, Publius Cornelius. Annalium libri quatuor priores, et in hos observationes Caroli Paschalii Cuneatis, edited by C. Paschal, Paris: Robert Colobellus, P. Cheuilotius in Aldina Bibliotheca, 1581. 2°, printer's device on title, woodcut initials (a few leaves browned, upper margin waterstained, spotted), early vellum (later morocco label). Adams T44; BM STC French, p. 412.
With Marcus Valerius Martialis' Epigrammaton libri XIIII (Venice, ?1542, large part of title torn away affecting imprint, most lower corners repaired) and Gaius Plinius Secundus' Naturalis historiae (Venice, Aldus, 1559, lacking last leaf of index). (3)
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