VALERIUS MAXIMUS (GAIUS) Dictorum factorumque memorabilium exempla, 1536
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VALERIUS MAXIMUS (GAIUS) Dictorum factorumque memorabilium exempla, 1536
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VALERIUS MAXIMUS (GAIUS)
Dictorum factorumque memorabilium exempla, a-z8, A-F8, device on title, minor browning and stains, attractive contemporary annotation, including in red ink towards the end, bought by Graham Pollard at Sothebys ('6.vii.55 lot 179 for O/RN'), collation note by Esther Potter at end, contemporary dark brown morocco gilt, double rule with semi-circle in centre of each side, lacework tool at corners, g.e., spine repaired, 8vo, Lyon, Jacques Giunta, 1536

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  • A very rare edition, not in Adams, Baudrier, Copac, World Cat. or the Bibliothèque Nationale. The only copy we can trace, via CCfr., is one in Bourg en Bresse. It is possible that this is a "titelauflage" of the Gryphius edition of the same date.
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