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Plato (c. 428-348 BC) trans. Marsilius Ficino (1433-1499) Opera [Latin].

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3245T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: May 08, 2019 12:00PM


Plato (c. 428-348 BC) trans. Marsilius Ficino (1433-1499) Opera [Latin]. Venice: Bernardinus de Choris, de Cremona and Simon de Luere, for Andreas Torresanus, de Asula, 13 August 1491. Second edition of Ficino's translation, folio, text printed in two columns throughout, text in gothic type, with headlines, chapter heads, and abbreviated names of dialogue characters in Roman capitals; spaces left for initials with guide letters (initials not supplied); manuscript marginalia in two different hands (occasionally trimmed); collation: [superscript a]4, a-o8, p-q10, r-z8, A-D8, E-F10, G-Z8, AA-FF8, GG-HH10; some intermittent staining to top edge, slight worming, in a failed later binding, boards detached, sewing structure intact, 11 1/2 x 8 in.;; Goff P772; HC 13063*.
Estimate $8,000-10,000

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Simon de Luere, Andreas Torresanus, Bernardinus de Choris, de Cremona