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

Sun, Jan 14, 2024 12:00PM EST
Lot 117


Estimate: $525 - $600

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$50 $50
$1,000 $250
$10,000 $500
$25,000 $1,000

Year/Century: 18th century
Language: Latin
Subject: Literature & Fiction
Binding: Vellum
Description: Excubebat Josephus Cominus editionibus, M. Accii Plauti Comoediae superstites viginti, Patavii, ac praecipue Friderici Taubmanni, diligentissime repraesentatae. Index accesit, in quo rariora & obsoleta Poetae verba breviter ac dilucide explicantur. Patavii ; 1725 4 3/4 by 7" (170 x 120 mm) in size. Manuscript title displayed on the spine of the vellum binding. 830 pages Some foxing. loose hinges Man searching through the ruins on the title page is the printer's device. Motto: "In April, proferet aetas quidquid sub terra est." A few tailpieces, the head, and drop caps are etched. Featuring the Volpi family's etched coat of arms and colophon: Josephus Cominus, Septembris excubebat Patavii 1725 XV Kal. TEXT IN LATIN


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