CICERO (MARCUS TULLIUS) Rhetoricorum, 1539; and 2 others (3)
Lot 29
CICERO (MARCUS TULLIUS) Rhetoricorum, 1539; and 2 others (3)
Sold for £1,625 (US$ 2,731) inc. premium
Lot Details
Rhetoricorum, device on title, early inscription on flyleaf of "Gul. Sijbrand(?)" beneath 3 lines "Semper bonus tibi...", contemporary calf [by Jacob Bathen of Louvain], both covers stamped with Spes panel signed 'IB' (the catholic version including "Charitas"), some wear, pastedowns from a fourteenth century glossed manuscript of Canon Law, rather worn, top panel of spine missing [not in Adams], Paris, Colines, 1539--SUETONIUS TRANQUILLUS (GAIUS) Caesarum XII, device on title, contemporary calf (perhaps by Johann Paderborn of Louvain), both covers stamped with Spes panel, signed 'IP' (the catholic version including "Charitas"), rebacked, worn [Adams S2045], Antwerp, Loeus, 1548--VALERIUS MAXIMUS [Dictorum], device on title, lacking signature B, some browning, E.P. Goldschmidt's copy with his booklabel (no.169 in 'Gothic & Renaissance Book Bindings'; see also Ker p.204, sold as lot 300 in the EPG sale at Sothebys, £4 to Pollard), contemporary blindstamped calf [by Garret Pilgrim of Oxford], both covers with panel signed 'GP', rebacked, worn, cloth case [Adams V105], Antwerp, Loeus, 1535, 8vo (3)


  • For the Spes panel see Fogelmark, Flemish Panel-Stamped Bindings, 1990, pp.157-69.
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