LUCANUS (MARCUS ANNAEUS) De bello civili, 1545; and 2 others (3)
Lot 60
LUCANUS (MARCUS ANNAEUS) De bello civili, 1545; and 2 others (3)
Sold for £1,750 (US$ 2,946) inc. premium
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LUCANUS (MARCUS ANNAEUS)
De bello civili, printer's device on title, 7 pages of variant readings printed at the end, seventeenth century English red morocco gilt, g.e. [Adams L1575], Paris, Stephanus, 1545--Carmen poetarum, text in Greek and Latin, with the 2 blank leaves at the end (Adams improbably calling for 6), ruled in red, the Wodhull copy, bought at Payne's sale, 10 December 1774, with (as is common) his signature clipped from flyleaf, eighteenth century French red morocco gilt, one corner bumped [Adams P1700], [Geneva], Stephanus, 1566--HORATIUS FLACCUS (QUINTUS) Poemata omnia, device on title and last page, bookplate of C.H.W Sotheby, contemporary green morocco, gilt rule borders with tiny heart shaped leaf in centre of covers, g.e., slightly worn [not in Adams], 8vo (3)
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