London, South Kensington
16 February 2006
CICERO, Marcus Tullius. Opera, edited by Pietro Vettori. Venice: Lucantonio Giunta, 1536-37. Volume I only (of 4), 2° (335 x 214mm). Title within a fine woodcut historiated border (lacks, according to Adams, a-h6, these leaves not mentioned in the Table of Contents, lacks the blank HH4, title and a few margins very lightly stained). 19th-century roan-backed cloth, gilt spine (rather rubbed). Provenance: Benigno Fasani, 1706 (ownership inscription on title) - L.A. Burd (armorial bookplate). FIRST EDITION of Vettori's recension. Adams C1639.
CICERO, Marcus Tullius. [Opera]. Paris: Robert Estienne, 1543. Volume VII only (of 8), 2 parts in one volume, 8°. Woodcut device on titles (a few light marks). 18th-century calf gilt, gilt edges (very rubbed, lacks label). Provenance: I.M. 1756 (blackstamped on title). Adams C1643.
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