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Early Books, Three Volumes.

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2891T Location: Boston Date / Time: May 18, 2016 12:00PM


Early Books, Three Volumes. Terence [aka Publius Terentius Afer] (c. 195/185-c. 159 BC) Pars Librorum Quattour et Viginti de Lingua Latina, Rome: Vincentius Luchinus, 1554, octavo, defective: lacking bifolia A2/A7 and M3/M6; in contemporary limp parchment, ex library, with contemporary annotations; Joseph Liesgang's Tabulae Memoriales Praecipua Arithmeticae, Vienna: Trattner, 1755, quarto, illustrated with seventeen folding engravings and a folding typographical table, in contemporary limp paper wrappers; [and] C. Julii Caesaris Quae Extant Omnia, Italica Versione, Venice: Societas Albritiana, 1737, large quarto, engraved frontis, title printed in red and black, text printed in parallel columns throughout: Italian and Latin; bound in full contemporary sheepskin, marbled in brown and green, gilt spine with two red labels, damage to headcap with loss, boards rubbed, 7 3/4 x 10 3/4 in. (3)
Estimate $150-250

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