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Sun, Jan 14, 2024 12:00PM EST
Lot 275

TWO VOLUMES OF OLD TUSCULANES DE CICERON PUBLISHED IN FRENCH IN 1766

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Year/Century: 18th century
Language: Latin
Subject: Philosophy
Binding: Vellum
Description: French translation of Cicero, M. Tusculanes de Ciceron by Bouhier and d'Olivet. Barbou, Paris, 1766381,(1); 423,(1) pages in 2 volumes.original calf, mottled and uniform, with a gilded spine Measures 4 by 6 3/4". Some binding damage. Excellent interior with a few light fades in the upper edge. Latin text 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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