Lot 64
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SCHRADER, MONUMENTORUM ITALIAE, HELMSTEDT, 1592, RED MOROCCO GILT FOR FABRI DE PEIRESC

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  • Monumentorum Italiae. Quae hoc nostro saeculo & a Christianis posita sunt, libri quatuor. Helmstedt: Jakob Lucius, 1592
folio (305 x 186mm.), woodcut device on title-pages, woodcut initials and headpieces, EARLY SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY RED MOROCCO GILT FOR FABRI DE PEIRESC, with his Greek monogram stamped on covers, most probably by Simon Corberan in Aix-in-Provence, spine gilt in compartments, title and dated lettered in gilt in second compartment, WITH A 2-PAGE LETTER extracted from one of De Peiresc's letter books (in a secretarial hand) tipped in at the front, some foxing and browning, extremities slightly rubbed
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