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Augustine of Hippo, Saint (354-430) Of the Citie of God: with the Learned Comments of Io. Lod. Vives.

Auction:
3117B
Lot:
6
Estimate:
$3,000 - $5,000

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3117B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 20, 2018 12:00PM

Description:

Augustine of Hippo, Saint (354-430) Of the Citie of God: with the Learned Comments of Io. Lod. Vives. London: Printed by George Eld, 1610. First edition in English, folio, De Civitate Dei, translated into English by John Healey, large woodcut printer's device on title, bound in full contemporary English calf with large gilt lozenge on both boards, rebacked, repairs to board corners and edges; last twenty or so leaves with water stains and spotting, a few text leaves with water stains, 11 1/8 x 7 1/4 in.

A4 (A1 is blank), A-Z6, Aa-Zz6, Aaa-Zzz6, Aaaa-Iiiii6, Kkkk3 (lacking final blank Kkkk4).
http://estc.bl.uk/S106897
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Last leaf silked, last few leaves with stains, tattered edges, some small holes.


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