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July 23, 2019 11:00 AMCalender

Suetonius Tranquillus, Gaius (c. 69-after 122 AD) Vitae XII Caesarum.

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3269B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 23, 2019 11:00AM


Suetonius Tranquillus, Gaius (c. 69-after 122 AD) Vitae XII Caesarum. Bologna: Benedictus Hectoris, 5 April 1493. Folio, first edition to include commentary and other original contributions by Philippus Beroaldus, text printed in roman with commentary in a smaller type surrounding Suetonius's text, with extensive manuscript annotations, especially in the first section of the text, 3 x 2 in. rectangle trimmed from title page (inscription, with paper repair), bound in full parchment over boards, 11 3/4 x 8 in.

A6, a-l8, m4, n-o8, p6, q-x8, y6, z8, &8, [con]6, [orum]6, A-G8, H-T6, V2 (lacking V3 & V4).
Goff S825; HC 15126*; Pell Ms 10810; CIBN S-493; Richard 464; Maignien (Grenoble) 538; Polain (B) 4736; Walsh 3226, 3227; Oates 2498; Bod-inc S-346; Sheppard 5379; Pr 6623; BMC VI 840; BSB-Ink S-617; GW M44198.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

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