CICERO (MARCUS TULLIUS) [De Natura Deorum], 1516; 2 others (3)
Lot 27
CICERO (MARCUS TULLIUS) [De natura deorum], 1516; 2 others (3)
Sold for £1,375 (US$ 2,309) inc. premium
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[De natura deorum], lacking title, contemporary Italian black morocco gilt, with author and title lettered in gilt diagonally across covers, gilt and gauffered edges, some wear [not in Adams; CNCE 12201], Florence, Giunta, 1516--LIVIUS (TITUS) Historici tertiae decadis, vol. 3 only (of 3), counterfeit of the Aldine edition, contemporary Italian brown morocco, ropework and floral tools, the gilt largely rubbed away, joints repaired [not in Adams or Ahmanson-Murphy], [Lyon, c.1520]--CAESAR (GAIUS JULIUS) Commentariorum, woodcut maps, lacking A8 but with the blank leaf, eighteenth centry English red morocco gilt, [Adams C29; Ahmanson-Murphy 185], Venice, Aldus, 1518-19, 8vo, sold not subject to return (3)


  • The Livy is very rare: we were unable to trace any complete set. The Rylands Library apparently has two volumes, the Sis. Bib. Ticinese in Lugano volume one, and the Staatsbibliothek in Berlin volume 3 (the collation conforming to our copy).
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