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Lot nr:966
Book nr:35719
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), [8]+134 ; [12]+298 ff. Both title pages (beautiful woodcut border and printer's device) present. Beautiful cribl? 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
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