EARLY PRINTING. 1. VALLA, LAURENTIUS. [De linguae latinae.] Viri tam graecae quam latinae linguae doctissimi, elegantarium libri omnes apprime utiles. Cologne: J. Gymnicus, 1534.
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EARLY PRINTING. 1. VALLA, LAURENTIUS. [De linguae latinae.] Viri tam graecae quam latinae linguae doctissimi, elegantarium libri omnes apprime utiles. Cologne: J. Gymnicus, 1534.
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EARLY PRINTING.
1. VALLA, LAURENTIUS. [De linguae latinae.] Viri tam graecae quam latinae linguae doctissimi, elegantarium libri omnes apprime utiles. Cologne: J. Gymnicus, 1534. 12mo (152 x 96 mm). a-b8 c10 A-2N8 2O6 (-2O6, blank). Period blindstamped pig, upper cover lettered in ink "I.W.," titled in ink on fore-edge. First and leaf leaves slightly adhered to covers at gutter, lacking clasps.
2. CAMDEN, WILLIAM. Annales rerum anglicarum, et hibernicarum regnante Elizabetha. [-Britannia.] Frankfurt: J. Bringer, 1616. 8vo (190 x 120 mm). 2 works bound in one volume. A-2L8 2M2; ):(4 B-3D8. Period blindstamped pig. Lacking clasps.
3. JUSTINIANUS I. Elementa sive: institutiones iuris civilis. Venice: [F. Rampazeto], 1572. 8vo (175 x 120 mm). a-f8 A-2Y8 2Z8 (-2Z7-8, blank). Period vellum. A few gatherings including first working loose, title soiled.

The first work with extensive, almost gleeful, period marginalia apparently by Jean de Montfalcon of Savoy, including coats of arms and several cityscapes with conical tiled towers.

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