[Opera, edited by Tommaso de Vio Caietano, with the commentary of Crisostomo Javelli]. Lyon: (Thibaud Ancelin: Barthélemy Honorat), 1581
6 parts in 4 volumes, folio (337 x 220mm.), titles printed in red and black, woodcut devices on title-pages, woodcut initials and headpieces, index bound at back of volume 1, Caietano's opuscula omnia bound at back of volume 2, contemporary Spanish (Alcalá?) calf over wooden boards, plateresque decoration tooled in black and blind, red edges with volume number written on foredge, retaining some metal corners, occasional light damp-staining or foxing, a few small wormholes, 3V5-6 in volume 3 loose, lacking clasps, some wear to bindings, some joints split, some repairs to ends of spines
There is an inscription at the start of Javelli's commentary in volume 1, stating that the text was expurgated in Alcalá on the orders of the Inquisition on 26 April 1585 by D. Garnica(?).
Don Diego Alonso de la Vega, early inscription on title-pages
Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate.
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