CLASSICAL LITERATURE. 1. CICERO, MARCUS TULLIUS.  De oratore. BOUND WITH: Orator. AND: De claris oratoribus.  Venice: Paulus Manutius Aldus, 1550.
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CLASSICAL LITERATURE. 1. CICERO, MARCUS TULLIUS. De oratore. BOUND WITH: Orator. AND: De claris oratoribus. Venice: Paulus Manutius Aldus, 1550.
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CLASSICAL LITERATURE.
1. CICERO, MARCUS TULLIUS. De oratore. BOUND WITH: Orator. AND: De claris oratoribus. Venice: Paulus Manutius Aldus, 1550. 3 works bound in one volume. 8vo (158 x 95 mm). A-Q8 R10 (-R10, blank); A-F8 (-F8, blank); A-G8. Woodcut printer's devices. 18th century boards, titled in ink on spine. First few and final gatherings of first work with wormholes at lower margin, a few gatherings strengthened at gutter, second work with F1 loose. Parts 2-4 of Cicero's Rhetorica ad Herennium, each with separate title page and collation.
2. OVIDIUS NASO, PUBLIUS. Heroidum epistolae. Frankfurt: G. Corvinus, S. Feyerabend, & Heirs of V. Gall, 1567. 8vo (160 x 100 mm). 2A-3D8 3A1. Period elaborately blindstamped pig, upper cover with central device of a knight, embossed and lettered in ink "W§V§M" and "1570." Light toning.
3. ARISTOTLE. Florum illustriorum ex universa eius philosophia collectorum. Strasbourg: Lazar Zetzner, 1598. 16mo (115 x 80 mm). †8 )(4 A-Z8 a-z8 2A-2D8 2E4. Period blindstamped pig, trace of pale green paint to central panel of upper cover, embossed and yellow-colored lettering "I.B.R." and "1608."

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