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Sallustius Crispus (Caius) Opera Salustiana, commentary by Badius Ascensius, collation: A6 a-r8 s6 t4, title in red and black and within woodcut border, A6 recto near full-page woodcut of the crucifixion, woodcut decorative initials, 2 small woodcut printer's devices to final verso, marginal water-staining, mostly at foot and causing a little marginal chipping, A6 short repaired tears within text with minor loss, occasional spotting or staining, 17th century panelled, with later gilt arms to upper cover and gilt and label to spine, upper cover detached, corners worn, rubbed, a rare edition, small 4to (223 x 162mm.), Lyon, [Jacques Mareschal & Simon Vincent], 17 October, 1511.

⁂ Literature: Adams S140.

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Sallustius Crispus (Caius) Opera Salustiana, commentary by Badius Ascensius, collation: A6 a-r8 s6 t4, title in red and black and within woodcut border, A6 recto near full-page woodcut of the crucifixion, woodcut decorative initials, 2 small woodcut printer's devices to final verso, marginal water-staining, mostly at foot and causing a little marginal chipping, A6 short repaired tears within text with minor loss, occasional spotting or staining, 17th century panelled, with later gilt arms to upper cover and gilt and label to spine, upper cover detached, corners worn, rubbed, a rare edition, small 4to (223 x 162mm.), Lyon, [Jacques Mareschal & Simon Vincent], 17 October, 1511.

⁂ Literature: Adams S140.