Auction 353 Old & Rare Books - School Prize Bindings

AMSTERDAM -- TACITUS. Opera quae exstant, a J. Lipsio postremum rec., eiusque auctis emend. comm. illustr.: item C. Velleius Paterculus cum eiusdem J. Lipsi auctor. notis. - J. LIPSIUS. Dispunctio notarum Mirandulani Cod. ad C. Tacitum. Ed. ultima. - Antwerp, Ex off. Plantiniana Balth. Moreti, 1667-68. 3 parts in 1 vol. (16), 547; (32), 36, 84, (14) pp. W. lge printer's mark on the ti. & at the end of each part & sev. magnificent woodcut initials & (lge) vign. in places. Fol. 18th c. blind tooled vellum w. raised bands, dec. gilt back, gilt coat of arms of A'dam on both sides, surrounded by gilt borders. (Ties & prize fail, bind. a bit soiled, slightly browned in places, a bit stained at the end).

Last & best edition. "Lipsius' masterpiece in textual criticism & in exegesis." (Sandys); Dibdin II, 450; Schweiger II, 1002; Spoelder 493 (Amst. 12).

€ 300

result € 400

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