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Plinius Caecilius Secundus, Gaius
EPISTOLARUM LIBRI X. EIUSDEM PANEGYRICI TRAIANO PRINCIPI DICTUM [AND OTHER WORKS]. (VENICE: IN THE HOUSE OF ALDUS AND ANDREA TORRESANI, JUNE 1518)
Estimate
8001,200
LOT SOLD. 2,125 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
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Plinius Caecilius Secundus, Gaius
EPISTOLARUM LIBRI X. EIUSDEM PANEGYRICI TRAIANO PRINCIPI DICTUM [AND OTHER WORKS]. (VENICE: IN THE HOUSE OF ALDUS AND ANDREA TORRESANI, JUNE 1518)
Estimate
8001,200
LOT SOLD. 2,125 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Plinius Caecilius Secundus, Gaius
EPISTOLARUM LIBRI X. EIUSDEM PANEGYRICI TRAIANO PRINCIPI DICTUM [AND OTHER WORKS]. (VENICE: IN THE HOUSE OF ALDUS AND ANDREA TORRESANI, JUNE 1518)
8vo (151 x 93mm.), text in italics, woodcut printer's device on title-page and final verso (otherwise blank), with two blank leaves, nineteenth-century red morocco gilt by R. Storr of Grantham, with his ticket, Aldine device gilt on covers, spine gilt in compartments, gilt edges, extremities very slightly rubbed
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Provenance

Sir John Hayford Thorold, Syston Park bookplate, sale, Sotheby's, 18 December 1884, lot 1568, £2-4s; ES, engraved bookplate; Robert Hoe, morocco booklabel and gilt monogram stamped at foot of front pastedown, sale, Anderson Auction Company, New York, 18 November 1912, lot 2569

Literature

Cataldi Palau 37; Edit16 37589; UCLA 166

Catalogue Note

A fine copy of the second Aldine edition of Pliny the Younger's letters, reprinted from the 1508 edition, with an additional index of subjects and an interpretation of Greek passages.

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