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Sun, Jan 14, 2024 12:00PM EST
Lot 111

1777 ERNESTI PRIZED VELLUM BINDING ANCIENT CICERO'S WRITINGS INDEX

Estimate: $525 - $600

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$1,000 $250
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Year/Century: 18th century
Language: Latin
Subject: Philosophy
Binding: Vellum
Description: INDICES RERUM ET VERBORUM PHILOLOGICO-CRITICI IN OPERA CICERONIANA SIVE CLAVIS? GRAECA CICERONIS ACCEDUNT [...]. Halae, 1777 8vo: 5 1/4 by 8 1/4" XVI-910 pp. (some amount of foxing, toning, missing front endpaper, no ties). An thorough index of German scholar Ernesti's writings on Cicero (1707-1781). Extremely rare gold-tooled Culemborg prize binding featuring gilt arms on both covers. Latin text referenced. Culemborg Spoelder Roman statesman, orator, lawyer, and philosopher Marcus Tullius Cicero (106–43 BC) held the office of consul in 63 BC. He was born into a prosperous Roman equestrian order municipal family and is regarded as one of the best orators and prose stylists in Rome history.

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