London, South Kensington
2 November 2005
VALLONE, Giovanni. Lectura absolutissima super formalitatibus Scoti, Perugia: [V. Panizza], 1570. 8°. Woodcut arms of the dedicatee, Cardinal Peretti, on title, folding woodcut and letterpress plate, with the final colophon leaf (plate with a few short tears and repairs, a little browning). 19th-century vellum, label on spine (a little warped). Provenance: several contemporary marginalia; T.H. Foster (ownership inscription). ?First edition. Censimento CNCE 28358. Adams V216.
Antididagma, seu Christianae et Catholicae religionis..., Paris: P. Le Preux, 1549. 8°. (Small hole in title with minimal loss of imprint, rather browned and discoloured). Contemporary limp vellum, sides panelled in black with central putto, ties (spine rubbed). Provenance: Darwell Stone (bookplate); and 4 others similar. (6)
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