London, South Kensington
16 February 2006
ZOSIMUS. Historiae novae libri VI. Basel: Petrus Perna, . 2° (318 x 202mm). Woodcut devcie on title and verso of final leaf, woodcut initials (title and verso of final page lightly dust-soiled, very light worming affecting text on pp.647-679 but only just touching letters, occasional light spotting). Contemporary vellum (rebacked with old lettering-piece partly relaid). Provenance: unidentified armorial bookplate with motto 'Avancez'.
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