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Thomas Aquinas, Saint.
OPERA OMNIA. ROME: [HEIRS OF ANTONIO BLADO AND GIOVANNI GIGLIOTTI], 1570
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Thomas Aquinas, Saint.
OPERA OMNIA. ROME: [HEIRS OF ANTONIO BLADO AND GIOVANNI GIGLIOTTI], 1570
Estimate
7001,000
LOT SOLD. 7,200 GBP
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Thomas Aquinas, Saint.
OPERA OMNIA. ROME: [HEIRS OF ANTONIO BLADO AND GIOVANNI GIGLIOTTI], 1570

18 volumes in 14 (volumes 1-3 bound together, volumes 3 and 4 bound together, volume 11 bound in 2, volumes 13 and 14 bound together, volumes 15 and 16 bound together), folio (350 x 234mm.), hand-coloured engraved general title-page to volume 1, large woodcut device on title-pages of individual volumes, engraved and woodcut illustrations, woodcut initials, contemporary fore-edge painting to each volume depicting the saint in a cartouche, abbreviated ink contents, coloured decoration including vases of flowers and scrolling foliage, near contemporary limp vellum, remains of ties, spines lettered in manuscript, lacking a few non-text leaves, some volumes with hinges cracking, some fore edge paintings slightly faded; sold as a binding, not subject to return


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Provenance

frater Didacus de ?Lazzio, signature on title-pages; Martin Ramirez, signature on title-pages; Don Benito Garcia ?Cicaxadillo, inscription on title-page of each volume; Oviedo University Library, ink stamps; Rev. Franke Parker (1803-1883), Rector of Luffincott, Devon, manuscript book label in volume 17; Bequeathed to the Bishopric of Cornwall, 1883, bookplate; Truro Cathedral, bookplate

Literature

Censimento 16 CNCE 48116

Catalogue Note

This edition of Thomas Aquinas' Opera omnia, which includes the commentaries of Cardinal Cajetan and the "Tabula Aurea" of Peter of Bergamo, is known as the "Piana" as it was published with the encouragement of Pope Pius V.

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