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16 February 2006
CICERO, Marcus Tullius (106-43 B.C.). Ad C. Trebatium ... Topica, Audomari Talaei praelectionibus explicata, ad Carolum Borbonium. Paris: M. David, 1550. Woodcut device on title, with the final blank, folding printed table supplied from another copy (tear in C7). [Bound after:] FOËT, Jean. Breuis et aperta totius dialecticae descriptio. Paris: M. Le Jeune, 1555. Woodcut device on title. And another, imperfect, work in the volume, together 3 works in one volume, 4° (219 x 165mm). (Large single wormhole throughout affects text a little). 18th-century tree calf gilt (rubbed). Provenance: Numerous contemporary marginalia in the second work - Repton School (bookplate). Neither work in BMC or Adams.
CAESAR, Gaius Julius (100-44 B.C.). Commentarii, nouis emendationibus illustrati ... Ex bibliotheca Fului Vrsini. Antwerp: Christopher Plantin, 1570. 8°. Woodcut device on title, 2 folding woodcut maps, 5 large illustrations in the text, with the final colophon leaf. Late 17th-century calf, flat spine and sides with a double fillet border (head of spine and upper hinge worn). Provenance: shaved ownership inscription, dated 1598, on A1r and several marginalia in his hand - unidentified armorial bookplaste with motto 'Avancez' - L.A. Burd (armorial bookplate). Adams C53.
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