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Cicero, Marcus Tullius
RHETORICA AD C. HERENNIUM; DE INVENTIONE [EDITED BY OMNIBONUS LEONICENUS]. VENICE: NICOLAS JENSON, 1470
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Cicero, Marcus Tullius
RHETORICA AD C. HERENNIUM; DE INVENTIONE [EDITED BY OMNIBONUS LEONICENUS]. VENICE: NICOLAS JENSON, 1470
Estimate
15,00020,000
JUMP TO LOT

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Cicero, Marcus Tullius
RHETORICA AD C. HERENNIUM; DE INVENTIONE [EDITED BY OMNIBONUS LEONICENUS]. VENICE: NICOLAS JENSON, 1470
2 works in one volume, Royal half-sheet 4to (269 x 178mm.), 68 leaves [a-f10 g8] and 70 leaves [a-g10], 30 lines, roman type, first page with later decorative border in period style, later illuminated initials in period style, later manuscript incipits, nineteenth-century red morocco gilt by Koehler, in folding box, first [G]3-6 repaired with some text supplied in pen facsimile, a few small marginal repairs at end
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Provenance

"Vente Salmon no. 342, 130f.", ink note on verso of flyleaf; Count Oswald Seilern, booklabel, sale, Christie's, 26 March 2003, lot 48

Literature

ISTC ic00672000 & ic00644000

Catalogue Note

BOTH FIRST EDITIONS. These are some of the earliest works to be printed by Jenson, who began his printing career in 1470 with Cicero's Letters to Atticus.

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