CASSIODORUS, MAGNUS AURELIUS
Historia ecclesiastica tripartita. [Paris]: Georg Wolf, [c. 1494-1495]
4to (205 x 152mm.), 108 leaves, a–l8 m6 n4 A6 B4, double column, 54 lines plus headline, initial spaces, gothic type, early annotations (some shaved), later half vellum, some leaves strengthened in gutter, i2 and i7-8 loose
A copy of Cassiodorus's history of the early church which has been carefully read and annotated. The text was first printed in Augsburg in 1472.
inscription at end dated Saragossa, 26 November 1518, in the same hand as the annotations; "Ex conv[entus] Riparoli[?]", inscription on title-page
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