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Plinius Secundus (Gaius) Epistolarum libri X, italic and Greek type, woodcut printer's device to title and verso of otherwise blank final f., initial spaces with guide-letter, water-stained, 19th century vellum, richly gilt, lightly soiled, little marked, lacking 2 blanks (⁂*3&4), [Adams P1538; Ahmanson-Murphy 166; Renouard, Alde, 82:1; EDIT 16 CNCE 37589], 8vo, [Venice], [House of Aldus & Andrea Torresani], [June, 1518].

⁂ A reprint of the 1508 edition, with an additional Index Rerum Memorabilium and section on the interpretation of Greek words and passages.

Provenance: Paul and Lucy Waterhouse (bookplate).

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Plinius Secundus (Gaius) Epistolarum libri X, italic and Greek type, woodcut printer's device to title and verso of otherwise blank final f., initial spaces with guide-letter, water-stained, 19th century vellum, richly gilt, lightly soiled, little marked, lacking 2 blanks (⁂*3&4), [Adams P1538; Ahmanson-Murphy 166; Renouard, Alde, 82:1; EDIT 16 CNCE 37589], 8vo, [Venice], [House of Aldus & Andrea Torresani], [June, 1518].

⁂ A reprint of the 1508 edition, with an additional Index Rerum Memorabilium and section on the interpretation of Greek words and passages.

Provenance: Paul and Lucy Waterhouse (bookplate).

Lot 60

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