|Author:||CICERO, Marcus Tullius|
|Title:||[Opera quae extant] Opera rhetorica: oratoria et forensia|
|Publisher:||Jehan Petit - Jodocus Badius Ascensius|
|Description:||2 parts in 1 vol. in-folio (32 x 21 cm), +134 ; +298 ff. Both title pages (beautiful woodcut border and printer's device) present. Beautiful criblé initials. Without the Opera philosophica - epistolica (part 3/4). Some old annotations in ink. Last leaf is almost loose. Old vellum binding, soiled, title written in bold letters on first cover, mottled edges|
|Note:||Ref. not in Adams (mentions the 1527-edition). |
Large bookplate with the motto "Emendat placide haec fovet atque benigne tuetur".
The central woodcut in the title-page depicts the printing workshop of Badius (Prelum Ascensianum), humanist printer born in the village of Asse, near Brussels
|Price:||€650 - €900|