Valerius Flaccus, Argonautica, Venice, 1500, later navy morocco gilt, Sunderland copy
Valerius Flaccus, Argonautica, Venice, 1500, later navy morocco gilt, Sunderland copy
Valerius Flaccus, Argonautica, Venice, 1500, later navy morocco gilt, Sunderland copy
Valerius Flaccus, Argonautica, Venice, 1500, later navy morocco gilt, Sunderland copy
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Books from the Library of the Earls of Haddington, lots 105-131

Valerius Flaccus, Argonautica, Venice, 1500, later navy morocco gilt, Sunderland copy

Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 GBP

Books from the Library of the Earls of Haddington, lots 105-131

Valerius Flaccus, Argonautica, Venice, 1500, later navy morocco gilt, Sunderland copy

Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 GBP

Lot Sold:4,375GBP

Lot Details

Description

Books from the Library of the Earls of Haddington, lots 105-131

VALERIUS FLACCUS, GAIUS

Argonautica. Venice: Christophorus de Pensis, de Mandello, 10 June 1500


4to (198 x 131mm.), 72 leaves, a-i8, 40 lines, roman type, woodcut initials, ruled in red, eighteenth-century navy morocco gilt, spine gilt in compartments, gilt edges, gilt endleaves, first leaf repaired in gutter


LITERATURE:

ISTC iv00021500


PROVENANCE:

Earl of Sunderland, removed from Blenheim Palace, without bookplate but with old shelfmark on flyleaf, sale, Puttick & Simpson, March 1883, lot 12670, £4-8-0 to J. Rimell & Son

Condition Report

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