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Augustine, Saint
'OF THE CITIE OF GOD. WITH THE LEARNED COMMENTS OF JO. LOD. VIVES ... NOW IN THIS SECOND EDITION COMPARED WITH THE LATINE ORIGINALL, AND IN VERY MANY PLACES CORRECTED AND AMENDED.' LONDON: G. ELD AND M. FLESHER, 1620
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Augustine, Saint
'OF THE CITIE OF GOD. WITH THE LEARNED COMMENTS OF JO. LOD. VIVES ... NOW IN THIS SECOND EDITION COMPARED WITH THE LATINE ORIGINALL, AND IN VERY MANY PLACES CORRECTED AND AMENDED.' LONDON: G. ELD AND M. FLESHER, 1620
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 3,750 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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Augustine, Saint
'OF THE CITIE OF GOD. WITH THE LEARNED COMMENTS OF JO. LOD. VIVES ... NOW IN THIS SECOND EDITION COMPARED WITH THE LATINE ORIGINALL, AND IN VERY MANY PLACES CORRECTED AND AMENDED.' LONDON: G. ELD AND M. FLESHER, 1620
Folio (12 1/4 x 8 1/8 in.; 313 x 206mm). Large woodcut vignette on title, historiated woodcut initials and headpieces; occasional and minor foxing, one or two instances of marginal dampstaining, marginal tear to T3, small marginal hole to X5, small hole affecting one or two letters to Cc6, small hole to Ee2, ink stain to Oo6, closed marginal tear to Vv6. Full brown calf, edges speckled red; rebacked preserving original spine.
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Provenance

Joseph Copley (bookplate to front pastedown)

Literature

STC 917

Catalogue Note

St Augustine discusses "the wickednesse of art Magicke" and other matters relating to devils, demons and spirits in books eight and nine.

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