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

Auction:
3245T
Lot:
1162
Sold for:
$10,455$8,500

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

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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.

https://data.cerl.org/istc/ip00772000; http://incunables.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/record/P-346; Goff P772; HC 13063*.
Estimate $8,000-10,000


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Keywords

Simon de Luere, Andreas Torresanus, Bernardinus de Choris, de Cremona, Marsilio Ficino, Neoplatonists, Perennial philosophy, Philosophers, Philosophy, Roman Catholics, Z8

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