NY Elizabeth
NY Elizabeth
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2405 | Rare Bibles, Books, & Manuscripts

Sun, Jan 14, 2024 12:00PM EST
Lot 3


Estimate: $700 - $800

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Year/Century: 16th century
Language: Latin
Subject: History
Binding: Vellum
Description: Plutarchi's Life Story, hoc est, Virorum tam apud Graecos quam Latinos illustrium res gest in compendium redact per clarissimum virum Darium Tibertum equitem Cesnatem produzir. "Liber est iam olim scriptus, sed nunc primum ab innumeris quibus antea scatebat mendis," says Joannes Opirinus in her edition of Epitome Vitarum Plutarchi. "Study atque opera Ioannis Oporini repurgatus," adds the author. "Ad libri calcem reperies" is the last work in the collection. Robert Winter, Basel, 1541 Dimensions: 7 3/4 x 5 1/2 in.; 368 pages; water-stained front cover with three bookplates; entire original limp vellum binding; dirty; ex libris Milltown Park Library and William O'Brien; water-stained first about 70 pages of text in Latin


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