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Tacitus (56-120 AD) Two 16th Century English Editions, 1591 and 1598.

$923$750
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3103T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: May 31, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Tacitus (56-120 AD) Two 16th Century English Editions, 1591 and 1598. The Ende of Nero and Beginning of Galba. Fower Bookes of the Histories of Cornelius Tacitus. The Life of Agricola, [Printed at Oxforde: by Ioseph Barnes [and R. Robinson, London] for Richard Wright], 1591; incomplete, lacking three leaves: Ff6, and the final two leaves, Hh2 and Hh3; bound in later half leather, some water stains to contents, leaf Z2 torn with loss to the blank lower margin; calf boards, rebacked, 10 1/2 x 7 in. [together with] The Annales of Cornelius Tacitus. The Description of Germanie. [bound with] The Ende of Nero and Beginning of Galba, Fower Bookes of the Histories of Cornelius Tacitus. The Life of Agricola, London: by Bollifant for Bonham & Norton, 1598, final leaf torn with loss to blank margin, restored, later half leather, 11 x 7 1/4 in. (2)
Estimate $600-800

I: [par]6, [par]6, A-Y6, Z2 (Z2 torn with loss to the blank lower margin), Aa-Ee6, Ff5, Gg4.
II: [pi]3, A-Y6, Z4, [par]6, A-S6, T4, V5.


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Keywords

Galba, Richard Wright, Cornelius Tacitus, London