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Lot nr:973
Book nr:33376
Author:CICERO, Marcus Tullius
Title:Von Gebüre und Billicheit. Drei Bücher an seinen Sün Marcum
Town:Frankfurt
Publisher:Christian Egenolph
Year:(1550)
Description:In-folio, [4] - 91 lvs. Richly illustrated with a title vignette and 103 woodcuts by Hans WEIDITZ, a few repeats. Some with partial hand col. Lower margin of title-page strengthened. Paper yellowed as usual, a few stains, but in general an attractive copy. Binding (ca. 1900) in half calf, red mottled edges
Note:Ref. VD16 C 3248. Cicero urged his son Marcus to follow nature and wisdom, as well as politics, and warned against pleasure and indolence. German version of the Latin original: De Officiis, (On Duties or On Obligations) by Johann Neuber.
"Following the invention of the printing press, De Officiis was the third book to be printed"
Price:€800 - €1200
Sellingprice:€800
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