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Vergil, Opera Virgiliana, Lyon, 1529, later mottled calf

Estimate:

500

to
- 700 GBP

Vergil, Opera Virgiliana, Lyon, 1529, later mottled calf

Vergil, Opera Virgiliana, Lyon, 1529, later mottled calf

Estimate:

500

to
- 700 GBP

Lot sold:

1,512

GBP

Vergilius Maro, Publius


Opera virgiliana cum decem commentis... (Lyon: Jean Crespin), 1529


folio (298 x 208mm.), title printed in red and black within a woodcut border, woodcut initials and illustrations, eighteenth-century marbled calf, spine gilt in compartments, red edges, lacking e1, title-page damaged and repaired, e8 misbound before e2, ee3 torn at foot with slight loss, R1 torn into text without loss, woodcuts on Z5, AA4, CC6, GG5, MM5, NN5 and +7 defaced with loss, final leaf defective with loss of a few words of the colophon, some staining; sold not subject to return


A reprint of the 1517 Saçon edition (see lot 258) using the same woodblocks.


LITERATURE:

Mortimer, Harvard French 538; USTC 203548


PROVENANCE:

Judes de Saint-Pern (died 1595), Seigneur de Ligouyer, early inscriptions (one dated 1572); Victorien Sardou, Bibliothèque de Marly, bookplate; D.L. Cumming, signature on flyleaf

Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate


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