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Ovid (43 BC-AD 17/18) Heroides cum Interpretibus Hubertino Crescent et Iano Parrhasio.

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
325
Sold for:
$984$800

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Ovid (43 BC-AD 17/18) Heroides cum Interpretibus Hubertino Crescent et Iano Parrhasio. Venice: Caesanum, 1552.
Quarto, large woodcut printer's mark on title, 4 1/4 x 2 1/2 in. woodcut heading the first leaf of text, and nineteen small text woodcuts; Ovid's text printed in a single block of text surrounded by a frame of two-column commentary; contemporary marginal manuscripts notes throughout the text in black and brown ink, signature at the foot of the colophon of Hieronymus Agnelli (or Agnellus), "Hieronymus Agnelli urbinatis Fratrum ac Amicorum"; in later half leather and marbled paper boards, seemingly not cut down at the time of the rebinding, notes not trimmed, some spotting and limited stains to text commensurate with use and age, 8 1/4 x 6 in.
Estimate $500-700

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