PRUDENTIUS (AURELIUS) Opera, 1536; and 2 others (3)
Lot 83
PRUDENTIUS (AURELIUS) Opera, 1536; and 2 others (3)
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PRUDENTIUS (AURELIUS)
Opera, commentary by Antonio de Nebrija, early annotation at beginning, waterstains towards the end, contemporary blindstamped calf over wooden boards, roll of Eulenspiegel with drum, initials 'TS' and shield with crossed swords [probably Haebler I, 431-33], worn, clasps missing [Adams P2181], Antwerp, Martinus Caesar, 1536--FULGENTIUS, Bishop of Ruspa. Opera, device on title, contemporary blindstamped calf over wooden boards, roll of the virtues (Fides, Pruden, etc.), front cover stamped 'AH 158-' (last digit crossed out), worn but clasps intact, red edges, title lettered on fore-edge [Adams F1140; Voet 1222, 1250 copies printed], Antwerp, Plantin, 1573-1574--IGNATIUS, Saint. Epistolae, lacking L1 and L8 [not in Adams; 3 copies on Copac], Antwerp, Steelsius, 1540, bound with an imperfect copy of Adams T482, contemporary calf, both covers stamped with Spes panel signed 'IP' [perhaps by Johann Paderborn, of Louvain], the protestant version, without "Charitas", flyleaves from a fifteenth century manuscript on vellum, 8vo (3)
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