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Scriptores Historiae Augustae--Egnazio, Giovanni Battista
DE CAESARIBUS LIBRI III... IN SPARTIANI, LAMPRIDIIQUE VITAS... NERVAE & TRAIANI ATQUE ADRIANI PRINCIPUM VITAE... (FLORENCE: FILIPPO GIUNTA, JANUARY 1519)
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PROPERTY OF THE MILLTOWN PARK CHARITABLE TRUST

Scriptores Historiae Augustae--Egnazio, Giovanni Battista
DE CAESARIBUS LIBRI III... IN SPARTIANI, LAMPRIDIIQUE VITAS... NERVAE & TRAIANI ATQUE ADRIANI PRINCIPUM VITAE... (FLORENCE: FILIPPO GIUNTA, JANUARY 1519)
LOT SOLD. 400 GBP
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Scriptores Historiae Augustae--Egnazio, Giovanni Battista
DE CAESARIBUS LIBRI III... IN SPARTIANI, LAMPRIDIIQUE VITAS... NERVAE & TRAIANI ATQUE ADRIANI PRINCIPUM VITAE... (FLORENCE: FILIPPO GIUNTA, JANUARY 1519)
8vo (155 x 93mm.), text in italics, with blank leaves a7-8 and M7, lacking M8 with device only, small hole in title-page, annotations washed

HESIOD. Opera & Dies & Theogonia & Clypeus... (Florence: Benedetto Giunta, February 1540), 8vo (155 x 93mm.), text in Greek, woodcut printer's device on title-page and final verso

together 2 volumes, uniform English eighteenth-century red morocco gilt, spines gilt in compartments, gilt edges, bindings slightly rubbed, joints weak, crude repair to foot of Scriptores


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Provenance

Earl of Sunderland, removed from Blenheim Palace, without bookplate but old shelfmarks on inside front covers, sale, Puttick and Simpson, 1881-1883, lot 11240, 11s, and lot 6128, £2-2s, both to J. Rimell & Son; Sir Edward Sullivan (without his bookplate), sale, Sotheby's, 29 May 1890, lot 3119, 2s, and lot 3081 (with Philostratus, lot 270), 17s, both to; William O'Brien, bequest booklabel dated 1899

Literature

Edit16 18053 & 23057; Renouard xliv/28 & lv/132

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