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EARLY PRINTED, MEDICAL & SCIENTIFIC BOOKS

by Swann Auction Galleries

Platinum House

316 lots with images

November 12, 2013

Live Auction

104 East 25th Street

New York, NY, 10010 USA

Phone: 212.254.4710

Fax: 212 979 1017

Email: swann@swanngalleries.com

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ABBOT, ROBERT. The True Ancient Roman Catholike . . . The First Part.  1611

Lot 1: ABBOT, ROBERT. The True Ancient Roman Catholike . . . The First Part. 1611

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Description: ABBOT, ROBERT. The True Ancient Roman Catholike. Being an Apology or Counterproofe against Doctor Bishops Reproofe of the Defence of the Reformed Catholike. The First Part. Wherein the Name of Catholikes is vindicated from Popish Abuse, and thence is shewed that the Faith of the Church of Rome as now it is, is not the Catholike Faith. [20], 402, [1] pages, including final errata leaf. 4to, 183x143 mm, contemporary limp vellum; contents browned, paper slightly brittle, light marginal dampstaining, old inscriptions on front free endpaper. London: William Stansby for Ambrose Garbrand, 1611

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AELIANUS, CLAUDIUS. Opera quae extant.  1556

Lot 2: AELIANUS, CLAUDIUS. Opera quae extant. 1556

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Description: AELIANUS, CLAUDIUS. Opera quae extant. Greek text with Latin translation by Conrad Gesner, Justus Vulteius, and Francesco Robortello in parallel columns. [48], 655, [56] pages, including double-page woodcut diagram of troop formation on pages [604-05]. Folio, 313x200 mm, contemporary blind-tooled pigskin over wooden boards with brass catches and clasps, concentric ornamental and historiated rolls on covers with Holy Monogram panel stamp on front, spine darkened; varying browning, washed or inked-out inscriptions and stamp on title, Gesner name excised or inked out on a few leaves, including colophon. Zurich: apud Gesneros fratres, 1556

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ALDINE PRESS  ASCONIUS PEDIANUS, QUINTUS. Explanatio in Ciceronis orationes [etc.]. 1563. Bound with related work by Marc-Antoine Muret

Lot 3: ALDINE PRESS ASCONIUS PEDIANUS, QUINTUS. Explanatio in Ciceronis orationes [etc.]. 1563. Bound with related work by Marc-Antoine Muret

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Description: ASCONIUS PEDIANUS, QUINTUS. Explanatio in Ciceronis orationes in C. Verrem [etc.]. [12], 104 leaves. bound with:/span MURET, MARC-ANTOINE. M. Antonii Mureti ad Leonardum Mocenicum, patricium Venetum, orationum Ciceronis in Catilinam explicatio. [8], 130, [2] leaves, including penultimate leaf with printer's device and final blank. Together, 2 volumes in one. 8vo, 152x99 mm, contemporary vellum boards gilt- and blind-tooled to panel design; opening leaves of the second work lightly foxed. Renouard, page 189(11). Venice: [Paulus Manutius], 1563; Giovanni Griffio, 1557

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ALDINE PRESS  CICERO, MARCUS TULLIUS. Epistolae ad Atticum, ad M. Brutum, ad Quinctum fratrem.  1558 [i. e., 1559]

Lot 4: ALDINE PRESS CICERO, MARCUS TULLIUS. Epistolae ad Atticum, ad M. Brutum, ad Quinctum fratrem. 1558 [i. e., 1559]

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Description: CICERO, MARCUS TULLIUS. Epistolae ad Atticum, ad M. Brutum, ad Quinctum fratrem, cum correctionibus Pauli Manutii. [4], 332, [16] leaves, including penultimate blank and final leaf with Aldine device on verso. 8vo, 157x100 mm, contemporary blind-tooled calf over wooden boards, front cover additionally stamped I.W.V.B at top, lacking catches and clasps, portion of leather missing from bottom of front cover, vertical crack in both wooden boards; title dusty, with early signature, light dampstaining in lower outer corners at end. Schloss Buxheim stamp of Hugo Graf von Waldbott-Bassenheim; bookplate of Eugene Du Bois. Renouard, page 174(9). Venice: (Paulus Manutius), 1558 [colophon dated 1559]

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ALDINE PRESS  CICERO, MARCUS TULLIUS. Rhetoricorum ad C. Herennium libri IIII [and other texts].  1546

Lot 5: ALDINE PRESS CICERO, MARCUS TULLIUS. Rhetoricorum ad C. Herennium libri IIII [and other texts]. 1546

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Description: CICERO, MARCUS TULLIUS. Rhetoricorum ad C. Herennium libri IIII [and other texts]. 179, [1]; 136 [i. e, 137], [1]; 56; 45, [3] leaves. 4 parts in one volume. 8vo, 162x97 mm, contemporary limp vellum with remnants of thong ties; faint dampstaining at end of second part, small stain through last several leaves of fourth part. Renouard, page 136(7). Venice: Sons of Aldus, 1546

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ALDINE PRESS  LUCANUS, MARCUS ANNAEUS. [Pharsalia.]  1502

Lot 6: ALDINE PRESS LUCANUS, MARCUS ANNAEUS. [Pharsalia.] 1502

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Description: LUCANUS, MARCUS ANNAEUS. [Pharsalia.] [140] leaves, including final colophon leaf. 8vo, 161x98 mm, 19th-century vellum, soiled, front joint cracked; title trimmed and inlaid to size, with old scrawls and smudges, contents otherwise clean; author's name in ink in contemporary hand on bottom edges. 19th-century bookplate of Alexander Johnston, his inscription to R. Ashurst Bowie dated 1872; Harvard College Library bookplates and stamps (Mary Bryant Brandegee gift, released). (Venice: Aldus [Manutius], April 1502)

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ALDINE PRESS  MANUTIUS, PAULUS. Lettere Volgari.  1560

Lot 7: ALDINE PRESS MANUTIUS, PAULUS. Lettere Volgari. 1560

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Description: MANUTIUS, PAULUS. Lettere Volgari. 165, [3] leaves. 8vo, 138x87 mm, 18th-century tan calf gilt; occasional dampstaining, later owner's inscription on title, scattered underscoring and marginalia. Renouard, page 180(13). Venice: [Paulus Manutius], 1560

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ALDINE PRESS  PLAUTUS, TITUS MACCIUS. Ex Plauti comediis XX.  1522

Lot 8: ALDINE PRESS PLAUTUS, TITUS MACCIUS. Ex Plauti comediis XX. 1522

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Description: PLAUTUS, TITUS MACCIUS. Ex Plauti comediis XX. [14], 284 leaves. 8vo, 214x131 mm, early 19th-century gilt-panelled russia, rebacked, cover corners worn through; minor worming in blank lower margins through most of volume, partly repaired, stains along bottom edges toward end. wide-margined copy./span (Venice: House of Aldus and Andrea of Asola, July 1522)

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ALDINE PRESS  PLINIUS SECUNDUS, CAIUS. Naturalis historiae libri trigintaseptem.   1559

Lot 9: ALDINE PRESS PLINIUS SECUNDUS, CAIUS. Naturalis historiae libri trigintaseptem. 1559

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Description: PLINIUS SECUNDUS, CAIUS. Naturalis historiae libri trigintaseptem. With notes by Sigmund Gelen; edited by Paulus Manutius. [14] leaves, 976, [36] columns; [66] leaves. 2 parts in one volume. Folio, 299x204 mm, later vellum boards, small wormhole in rear cover; occasional toning, owner's inscription in lower margin of title, scattered marginalia, narrow vertical hole through leaves in gatherings Q and R slightly affecting text, stain on fore edges toward end, front free endpaper excised. Venice: Paulus Manutius, 1559

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ALDINE PRESS  RICHERIUS, LUDOVICUS COELIUS. Sicuti antiquarum lectionum commentarios [etc.].  1516

Lot 10: ALDINE PRESS RICHERIUS, LUDOVICUS COELIUS. Sicuti antiquarum lectionum commentarios [etc.]. 1516

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Description: RICHERIUS, LUDOVICUS COELIUS. Sicuti antiquarum lectionum commentarios concinnarat olim vindex Ceselius, ita nunc eosdem per incuriam interceptos reparavit Lodovicus Caelius Rhodiginus. Title printed in red. [80], 862, [6] pages, including last leaf, blank except for Aldine device on verso. Folio, 305x215 mm, contemporary Italian blind-tooled goatskin over pasteboard with design of interlacing saltire and lozenge formed by scrollwork roll on covers, spine defective; occasional browning or marginal foxing and minor stains, paper corrosion along fore edge of opening leaves, title soiled, with later 16th-century ownership inscriptions on title, scattered contemporary marginalia, some pagges on pages 425-27 scored, free endpapers lacking. Ownership inscription of J[ames] W[ilson] Rimington Wilson (1822-77); bookplate of Eugene Du Bois. (Venice: House of Aldus and Andrea of Asola, February 1516)

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ALDINE PRESS  STATIUS, PUBLIUS PAPINIUS. Sylvarum libri quinque [and other textx]. 1502

Lot 11: ALDINE PRESS STATIUS, PUBLIUS PAPINIUS. Sylvarum libri quinque [and other textx]. 1502

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Description: STATIUS, PUBLIUS PAPINIUS. Sylvarum libri quinque. Thebaidos libri duodecim. Achilleidos duo [with Orthographia et flexus dictionum omnium apud Statium bound in front]. [296] leaves, including register and colophon leaves in Statius, and leaf with anchor device at end of Orthographia. 8vo, 150x96 mm, 19th-century vellum boards with morocco lettering pieces; occasional soiling and early underscoring, scattered minor stains. (Venice: House of Aldus, August 1502)

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ALDINE PRESS  TACITUS, PUBLIUS CORNELIUS.  [Opera.]  1534

Lot 12: ALDINE PRESS TACITUS, PUBLIUS CORNELIUS. [Opera.] 1534

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Description: TACITUS, PUBLIUS CORNELIUS. [Opera.] [12], 260 leaves. 4to, 204x136 mm, later flexible boards, soiled, spine quite worn, damaged at top, book block loose in binding; marginal soiling and light marginal foxing on opening leaves; title lettered in ink on bottom edges in contemporary hand. Bookplate of Milton Academy Library. (Venice: Heirs of Aldus and Andrea of Asola, November), 1534

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ALDINE PRESS  VALERIUS MAXIMUS, GAIUS. Exempla quatuor et viginti nuper inventa ante caput de omnibus.  1508

Lot 13: ALDINE PRESS VALERIUS MAXIMUS, GAIUS. Exempla quatuor et viginti nuper inventa ante caput de omnibus. 1508

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Description: VALERIUS MAXIMUS, GAIUS. Exempla quatuor et viginti nuper inventa ante caput de omnibus. 211, [1] leaves. 8vo, 150x93 mm, late 18th-/early 19th-century sheep, heavily worn, spine ends chipped; contents toned, few dark stains on opening leaves. (Lyon: [Balthasar de Gabiano], 31 July 1508)

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ANNE, Queen of Great Britain.  By the Queen, a Proclamation.  Broadside.  1710

Lot 14: ANNE, Queen of Great Britain. By the Queen, a Proclamation. Broadside. 1710

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Description: (ANNE, Queen of Great Britain.) By the Queen, a Proclamation. Anne R. We being informed, that the Streets and Passages leading through Our Cities of London and Westminster, and Suburbs thereof, have been filled of late with great Numbers of Loose, Idle, and Disorderly Persons [etc.]. Woodcut royal arms at top; woodcut historiated initial. Mostly printed in black letter. Broadside, approximately 438x353 mm; paper toned, with horizontal and vertical creases, top edge ragged, small piece missing from bottom slightly affecting imprint. London: Assigns of Thomas Newcomb, and Henry Hills, deceas'd, 1710

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APPIANUS. De civilibus Romanorum bellis historiaru[m] libri quinq[ue].  1529

Lot 15: APPIANUS. De civilibus Romanorum bellis historiaru[m] libri quinq[ue]. 1529

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Description: APPIANUS. De civilibus Romanorum bellis historiaru[m] libri quinq[ue] . . . eiusdem authoris Liber Illyrius & Celticus, Libycus & Syrius, Parthicus & Mithridaticus. Title within woodcut historiated architectural border. [28], 723, [1] pages. 4to, 183x149 mm, old vellum boards, missing portions of vellum from bottom of covers and spine; lower portion of contents dampstained through most of volume with traces of mold, occasional marginal dampstaining elsewhere, scattered early underscoring and marginalia, upper outer corner of last leaf restored affecting one letter, lower outer corner of front free endpaper excised. (Mainz: Johann Schöffer, 13 August 1529)

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ARIOSTO, LODOVICO. Orlando Furioso.  1573

Lot 16: ARIOSTO, LODOVICO. Orlando Furioso. 1573

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Description: ARIOSTO, LODOVICO. Orlando Furioso [with I Cinque Canti]. Title within ornate woodcut architectural border; 51 full-page woodcut illustrations within varying historiated borders. [16], 654, [34] pages. 4to, 244x175 mm, 19th-century vellum boards gilt, heavily soiled; occasional heavy browning and soiling, scattered stains, few marginal repairs on opening leaves not affecting text or illustrations, title border shaved at top. Venice: Vincenzo Valgrisi, 1573

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ARISTOTLE.  Philosophiae moralis ad Nicomachum.  1567 [i. e., 1547]

Lot 17: ARISTOTLE. Philosophiae moralis ad Nicomachum. 1567 [i. e., 1547]

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Description: ARISTOTLE. Philosophiae moralis ad Nicomachum. Latin translation by Bernardino Trebazio. [6], 110 leaves. 4to, 198x143 mm, old 1/4 sheep, lacking most of backstrip; last few leaves wormed in gutters and rehinged. (Venice: Pietro Nicolini da Sabbio for Bernardino Trebazio, 1567 [i. e,. 1547])

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ARRIANUS, FLAVIUS. Ars tactica, Acies contra Alanos, Periplus Ponti Euxini, Liber de venatione [and other texts]. 1683.

Lot 18: ARRIANUS, FLAVIUS. Ars tactica, Acies contra Alanos, Periplus Ponti Euxini, Liber de venatione [and other texts]. 1683.

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Description: ARRIANUS, FLAVIUS. Ars tactica, Acies contra Alanos, Periplus Ponti Euxini, Liber de venatione [and other texts]. Greek text with Latin translation and notes by Hieronymus Wolf et al.; edited by Nicolas Blankaart. Folding engraved map of the Arabian Sea and surrounding regions; smaller uncolored folding engraved map of the Black Sea; folding diagram of battle formations. [14], 450, [4] pages, including hand-colored etched additional title and 2 leaves of errata at end. 8vo, 194x112 mm, early 18th-century Dutch school prize binding of vellum boards with large gilt arms of Amsterdam on covers, ties lacking, covers slightly warped; scattered minor spotting, short clean tear in larger map, diagram partly separated at fold. Prize certificate dated 1725 bound opposite additional title. Amsterdam: apud Janssonio-Waesbergios, 1683

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BACON, FRANCIS, Sir.  The Historie of the Raigne of King Henry the Seventh. 1622

Lot 19: BACON, FRANCIS, Sir. The Historie of the Raigne of King Henry the Seventh. 1622

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Description: BACON, FRANCIS, Sir. The Historie of the Raigne of King Henry the Seventh. Title within woodcut ornamental border. [6], 248 pages, including initial blank and engraved frontispiece portrait of Henry VII by John Payne. Folio, 287x184 mm, contemporary reversed sheep, spine darkened, ends damaged, minor worming on covers; light dampstaining in upper portion of contents, scattered stains on opening leaves, some pencil marginalia, gathering P loose. London: W. Stansby for Matthew Lownes and William Barret, 1622

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BACON, FRANCIS, Sir. Historia regni Henrici Septimi Angliae Regis. 1647 + Sermones fideles, ethici, politici, oeconomici.  1644

Lot 20: BACON, FRANCIS, Sir. Historia regni Henrici Septimi Angliae Regis. 1647 + Sermones fideles, ethici, politici, oeconomici. 1644

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Description: BACON, FRANCIS, Sir. Historia regni Henrici Septimi Angliae Regis. 403, [5] pages, including engraved title. bound with:/span Sermones fideles, ethici, politici, oeconomici. 416, [3] pages, including engraved title. Together, 2 volumes in one. 12mo, 124x71 mm, contemporary calf gilt with morocco lettering piece; contents clean. Gibson 126a, 53. Leiden: Franciscus Hackius, 1647; 1644

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BAIF, LAZARE DE. Annotationes in L.II. de captivis, et postliminio reversis. In quibus tractatur de re navali [and other texts].  1536

Lot 21: BAIF, LAZARE DE. Annotationes in L.II. de captivis, et postliminio reversis. In quibus tractatur de re navali [and other texts]. 1536

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Description: BAIF, LAZARE DE. Annotationes in L.II. de captivis, et postliminio reversis. In quibus tractatur de re navali [and other texts]. 29 woodcut illustrations. [8], 168; [8], 203, [13] pages. 4to, 201x141, 17th-century 1/4 vellum with spine title in ink, cover edges worn; title soiled, with old scored inscription and repaired clean tear, scattered early underscoring and marginalia, free endpapers lacking. Paris: Robertus Stephanus, (31 August) 1536

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BALE, JOHN. The Apology of Johan Bale against a ranke Papyst.  1550

Lot 22: BALE, JOHN. The Apology of Johan Bale against a ranke Papyst. 1550

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Description: BALE, JOHN. The Apology of Johan Bale against a ranke Papyst, aunswering both hym and hys doctours, that neyther their vowes nor yet their priesthode are of the Gospell, but of Antichrist. 156 [i. e., 157], [3] leaves. Printed in black letter. 8vo, 139x92 mm, old limp vellum, recased with lower portion of spine and rear cover restored, endpapers renewed; dampstain in lower blank margins in second half of volume, bottom edge of last several leaves restored. H. P. Kraus booklabel. London: John Day, 1550

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BARING, DANIEL EBERHARD; et al. Clavis diplomatica. 1754

Lot 23: BARING, DANIEL EBERHARD; et al. Clavis diplomatica. 1754

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Description: BARING, DANIEL EBERHARD; et al. Clavis diplomatica. 74 engraved plates. [4], 60, 616, [20] pages. 8vo, 239x183 mm, 19th-century 1/2 calf, worn, front cover detached; contents browned, occasional light marginal dampstaining. Hannover: heirs of B. N. Foerster & son, 1754

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BERTAUD, JEAN. Encomium trium Marium cum earundem cultus defensione adversus Lutheranos. 1529. Lacks 7 leaves.

Lot 24: BERTAUD, JEAN. Encomium trium Marium cum earundem cultus defensione adversus Lutheranos. 1529. Lacks 7 leaves.

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Description: BERTAUD, JEAN. Encomium trium Marium cum earundem cultus defensione adversus Lutheranos. Badius woodcut printing press device on title; 33 woodcut illustrations, including 17 full-page, with some repeats; text pages in the second part within varying woodcut historiated borders. 18; [60]; 1, 3-78 (of 82) leaves; lacking 2 unsigned leaves of verse between the second and third parts, and the dedication leaf and last 4 leaves of the third part. 3 parts in one volume, the first and third printed in roman type, the second in gothic with text and music in red and black. 4to, 236x177 mm, early 20th-century gilt-panelled red morocco by G. Berti of Florence, stamp-signed at foot of spine; margins trimmed slightly affecting illustration on k3v, scattered foxing and minor stains, some early marginalia; gilt edges; 1/4 morocco folding case. Bookplates of Baron Horace de Landau (1824-1903) and W. A. Foyle. Paris: Josse Bade and Galliot Du Pré, (22 November-15 December 1529)

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BIBAUCUS, GUILIELMUS [i. e., BIBAUT, WILLEM]. Sacrae conciones.  1539

Lot 25: BIBAUCUS, GUILIELMUS [i. e., BIBAUT, WILLEM]. Sacrae conciones. 1539

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Description: BIBAUCUS, GUILIELMUS [i. e., BIBAUT, WILLEM]. Sacrae conciones. 6 full-page woodcut illustrations from 5 blocks, comprising portrait of Jodocus Hess (repeated), Crucifixion, and 3 different depictions of Christ as Man of Sorrows; woodcut historiated border on e3v. [206] leaves. 4to, 181x136 mm, 19th-century 1/2 calf with morocco lettering piece, scuffed; contents toned with occasional light marginal dampstaining, few later marginalia, H3v-4r heavily browned, clean tears in penultimate leaf with repair just touching woodcut on verso, woodcut on last leaf torn without loss, trimmed closely, and mounted, with early stipplework in ink on portions of image. Bookplate of the Hackley Public Library on front pastedown, their stamp and accession number on title verso. [Erfurt: Melchior Sachse the Elder], 1539

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BIBLE IN DUTCH.  Biblia Sacra; dat is, De Geheele Heylige Schrifture.  1657

Lot 26: BIBLE IN DUTCH. Biblia Sacra; dat is, De Geheele Heylige Schrifture. 1657

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Description: (BIBLE IN DUTCH.) Biblia Sacra; dat is, De Geheele Heylige Schrifture. Over 1200 column-width text woodcuts by Christoffel van Sichem; woodcut head- and tailpieces and historiated initials throughout. [4], 1270; 468, [6] pages, including engraved additional title. Mostly printed in black letter. 2 parts in one volume. Folio, 353x218 mm, contemporary calf over wooden boards, diced and blind-tooled to panel design with arabesque centerpiece on covers, brass cornerpieces, catches and clasps, raised bands worn, spine ends damaged, stain on front cover; occasional browning, light marginal dampstaining at end, endpapers darkened and partly discolored. 19th-century armorial bookplate of the Reverend George Bethune. (Antwerp: Pieter Jacopsz. Paets, 1657)

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BIBLE IN DUTCH.  Biblia. Dat is, De Gantsche H. Schrifture. 1777 + Het Boek der Psalmen.  1791

Lot 27: BIBLE IN DUTCH. Biblia. Dat is, De Gantsche H. Schrifture. 1777 + Het Boek der Psalmen. 1791

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Description: (BIBLE IN DUTCH.) Biblia. Dat is, De Gantsche H. Schrifture. 55 (of ?) engraved plates. [552] leaves, including engraved title. bound with:/span Het Boek der Psalmen, nevens de Gezangen bij de Hervormde Kerk van Nederland. Letterpress music in text throughout. [134] leaves. Together, 2 volumes in one, both printed in black letter. 12mo, 165x105 mm, contemporary leather over wooden boards with chased and engraved silver center- and cornerpieces, catches, and clasps, front joint cracked, front hinge reinforced with cloth tape; occasional light marginal soiling, scattered minor foxing and stains; gilt edges, gauffered with dots along outer edges and across corners. Stamp and accession number of the Hackley Public Library on engraved title verso, their unobtrusive monogram stamp on verso of plates. Amsterdam: By de Compag[nie], 1777; H. Brandt et al., 1791

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BIBLE IN DUTCH.  Biblia. Dat is, De Gantsche H. Schrifture.  1794 + Het Boek der Psalmen.  1802

Lot 28: BIBLE IN DUTCH. Biblia. Dat is, De Gantsche H. Schrifture. 1794 + Het Boek der Psalmen. 1802

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Description: (BIBLE IN DUTCH.) Biblia. Dat is, De Gantsche H. Schrifture. [548] leaves, including engraved title. bound with:/span Het Boek der Psalmen, nevens de Gezangen bij de Hervormde Kerk van Nederland. Letterpress music in text throughout. [202], 77, [3] pages. Together, 2 volumes in one, both printed in black letter. 12mo, 174x104 mm, contemporary brown morocco gilt with floral tooling on spine, minor wear to extremities; scattered minor stains; gilt edges, gauffered with dots and scrolling pattern along outer edges and across corners. 19th-century Dutch family register entries on front endleaves; stamp and accession number of the Hackley Public Library on title verso, their bookplate and card pocket on front pastedown. Dordrecht, 1794; Amsterdam: J. Bouwer & widow of J. Ratelband, 1802

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BIBLE IN ENGLISH.  Erasmus, Desiderius. The seconde tome . . . of the paraphrase . . . upon the newe testament. 1552. Lacks index

Lot 29: BIBLE IN ENGLISH. Erasmus, Desiderius. The seconde tome . . . of the paraphrase . . . upon the newe testament. 1552. Lacks index

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Description: (BIBLE IN ENGLISH.) Erasmus, Desiderius. The seconde tome or volume of the paraphrase of Erasmus upon the newe testament. Title within woodcut historiated architectural border. [6], 326 leaves; lacks the 12-leaf index. Paraphrase printed in black letter, NT text in roman type. Folio, 309x192 mm, contemporary calf over wooden boards with concentric blind roll borders on covers, joints starting, bottom of spine restored, brass catches, clasps lacking; contents dampstained with scattered traces of mold. London: Edward Whitchurch, 1552

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BIBLE IN ENGLISH.  The Bible. Translated according to the Ebrew and Greeke.  1608

Lot 30: BIBLE IN ENGLISH. The Bible. Translated according to the Ebrew and Greeke. 1608

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Description: (BIBLE IN ENGLISH.) The Bible. Translated according to the Ebrew and Greeke. General and New Testament titles within woodcut historiated border showing the Evangelists, the Apostles, and the arms of the 12 Tribes of Israel; woodcut text illustrations. [4], 190; 181; 111, [11] leaves, including initial leaf, blank except for signature A on recto. 3 parts in one volume. 4to, 215x160 mm, 19th-century black morocco with bevelled boards panelled in blind, covers detached, top of spine chipped; soiling and marginal dampstaining through most of volume, scattered marginal tears generally not affecting text, early doodles and scrawls on verso of last leaf of Job, NT title, and last leaf of Revelation. Bookplate of Otto Orren Fisher. London: Robert Barker, 1608

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BIBLE IN ENGLISH.  The Holy Bible, containing the Old Testament and the New.  2 vols.  1717-16

Lot 31: BIBLE IN ENGLISH. The Holy Bible, containing the Old Testament and the New. 2 vols. 1717-16

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Description: (BIBLE IN ENGLISH.) The Holy Bible, containing the Old Testament and the New. Engraved frontispiece depicting Moses in Volume 1; engraved additional title dated 1716 depicting church interior in Volume 2; large divisional head- and tailpieces illustrating Bible scenes throughout. Ruled in red throughout. 2 volumes. Folio, 545x360 mm, contemporary deep olive morocco gilt-tooled to panel design, spine ends chipped, joints rubbed; few gatherings browned in Volume 1, vertical stain on 3H3-4, minor tape repairs in NT title, otherwise generally clean internally. handsome set./span Oxford: John Baskett, 1717-16

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BIBLE IN GERMAN.  Catholische Bibell; das ist, Alle Bücher der H. Schrifft.  1564

Lot 32: BIBLE IN GERMAN. Catholische Bibell; das ist, Alle Bücher der H. Schrifft. 1564

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Description: (BIBLE IN GERMAN.) Catholische Bibell; das ist, Alle Bücher der H. Schrifft. General and New Testament titles in red and black within woodcut historiated border; woodcut illustrations throughout by Virgil Solis. [8], 569, [1]; 165 leaves, including blank 5c6; lacks final blank. 2 parts in one volume. Folio, 358x233 mm, later blind-tooled pigskin over wooden boards with brass catches and one clasp (of 2); varying marginal soiling, scattered stains, general title torn slightly along fore edge and mounted, last several leaves crudely remargined with text loss on verso of last leaf, 19th-century owners' notes on endpapers. Cologne: heirs of Johann Quentel & Gervinus Calenius, 1564

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BIBLE IN GREEK.  Tes Kaines Diathekes Apanta. Novum Testamentum.  1546.  Lacks one leaf in Matthew.

Lot 33: BIBLE IN GREEK. Tes Kaines Diathekes Apanta. Novum Testamentum. 1546. Lacks one leaf in Matthew.

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Description: (BIBLE IN GREEK.) Tes Kaines Diathekes Apanta. Novum Testamentum. 528; 361, [7] pages, including 2 blanks at end; lacks b8 (Matthew 8:27-9:10). 2 parts in one volume. Ruled in red throughout. 16mo, 110x74 mm, 17th-century calf gilt, worn, bottom of spine chipped; margins trimmed affecting some headlines toward end, occasional soiling, scattered ink blots and minor stains. Paris: Robertus Stephanus, 1546

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BIBLE IN GREEK.  Novum Jesu Christi D.N. Testamentum.  1550

Lot 34: BIBLE IN GREEK. Novum Jesu Christi D.N. Testamentum. 1550

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Description: (BIBLE IN GREEK.) Novum Jesu Christi D.N. Testamentum. [32], 272; 202, [2] pages. 2 parts in one volume. Folio, 342x235 mm, old calf, spine defective, cover corners damaged; vertical creases in title and next leaf, repairable clean tears in both, occasional light marginal foxing or soiling, scattered minor stains, marginal chapter numbering in the Gospels in ink in later hand, diagonal creases in last several leaves. 19th-century bookplate of Andover Theological Seminary. Paris: Robertus Stephanus, (July 16) 1550

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BIBLE IN GREEK.  He Kaine Diatheke. Novum Testamentum.  1745

Lot 35: BIBLE IN GREEK. He Kaine Diatheke. Novum Testamentum. 1745

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Description: (BIBLE IN GREEK.) He Kaine Diatheke. Novum Testamentum. [2], 804 pages, including engraved additional title. 12mo, 154x87 mm, contemporary 1/4 mottled sheep gilt; occasional foxing, short clean tear in additional title and G7. Venice: Antonio Bortoli, 1745

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BIBLE IN GREEK AND LATIN.  Novum testamentum omne, tertio iam ac diligentius ab Erasmo Roterodamo recognitum.  2 vols.  1522

Lot 36: BIBLE IN GREEK AND LATIN. Novum testamentum omne, tertio iam ac diligentius ab Erasmo Roterodamo recognitum. 2 vols. 1522

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Description: (BIBLE IN GREEK AND LATIN.) Novum testamentum omne, tertio iam ac diligentius ab Erasmo Roterodamo recognitum. Greek text with Latin translation by Desiderius Erasmus, followed by his Annotationes bound separately. NT title within woodcut historiated border by Ambrosius Holbein; other woodcut borders, ornaments, and initials by Urs Graf. [68], 562, [2]; [8], 629, [1] pages. Some use of Hebrew type. 2 volumes. Folio, 330x222 mm, later 18th-century tree sheep with later shelf labels, Volume 1 spine chipped at top, Volume 2 spine ends damaged, front joint cracked, cords intact; occasional minor marginal soiling and stains, Volume 1 with single small wormhole through blank outer margin of opening leaves, early owner's annotations on page 350, and repair to edges of last 2 leaves. 19th-century bookplates of Andover Theological Seminary. wide-margined set./span (Basel: Johann Froben, 1522; February 1522)

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BIBLE IN IRISH.  An Biobla Naomhtha.  1817

Lot 37: BIBLE IN IRISH. An Biobla Naomhtha. 1817

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Description: (BIBLE IN IRISH.) An Biobla Naomhtha. [4], 1119, [1] pages. 8vo, 211x132 mm, contemporary panelled calf with British and Foreign Bible Society blind stamp on front cover; occasional marginal soiling and dampstaining. Darlow & Moule 5543. London: J. Moyes for the British and Foreign Bible Society, 1817

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BIBLE IN LATIN.  PSALMS.  Psalterium Davidicum.  1536.  Lacking prelims and end matter, but with extensive manuscript additIons.

Lot 38: BIBLE IN LATIN. PSALMS. Psalterium Davidicum. 1536. Lacking prelims and end matter, but with extensive manuscript additIons.

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Description: (BIBLE IN LATIN. PSALMS.) [Psalterium Davidicum.] 131, [1] leaves; lacking preliminaries and end matter, which have been replaced with extensive contemporary manuscript additions./span Gothic type, printed in red and black. 8vo, 158x118 mm, contemporary blind-tooled calf over wooden boards with brass catches, lacking clasps, rebacked, endpapers renewed, raised bands worn. (Paris: Claude Chevallon, 1536)

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BOCCACCIO, GIOVANNI.  Ameto over Comedia delle Nimphe Fiorentine.  1524

Lot 39: BOCCACCIO, GIOVANNI. Ameto over Comedia delle Nimphe Fiorentine. 1524

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Description: BOCCACCIO, GIOVANNI. Ameto over Comedia delle Nimphe Fiorentine. Title within woodcut historiated ornamental border. 95, [1] leaves, including final blank. 8vo, 155x95 mm, old limp vellum; scattered foxing and stains, minor soiling on title, hole in upper inner corner of C1 affecting a few words. (Venice: Niccolò Zoppino & Vincenzo [di Paolo], 20 December 1524)

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BOCCACCIO, GIOVANNI.  L'Amorosa Fiammetta.  1542 + PETRARCA, FRANCESCO.  Il Petrarcha.  1543

Lot 40: BOCCACCIO, GIOVANNI. L'Amorosa Fiammetta. 1542 + PETRARCA, FRANCESCO. Il Petrarcha. 1543

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Description: BOCCACCIO, GIOVANNI. L'Amorosa Fiammetta. Edited by Lodovico Dolce. Title within woodcut historiated architectural border. 102, [2] leaves * PETRARCA, FRANCESCO. Il Petrarcha. Woodcut portrait of Petrarca on title; 6 full-page woodcut illustrations. 180, [44] leaves. Together, 2 volumes. 8vo, 151x102 mm, modern 1/4 vellum, and 148x101 mm, modern 1/2 vellum; dark marginal dampstaining throughout the first volume, occasional marginal foxing and soiling in the second, blank outer margin of a2 excised. Venice: Gabriele Giolito de' Ferrari, 1542; (Bernardino Bindoni, 1543)

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BOCCACCIO, GIOVANNI.  Il Decameron . . . Di nuovo ristampato. 1594

Lot 41: BOCCACCIO, GIOVANNI. Il Decameron . . . Di nuovo ristampato. 1594

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Description: BOCCACCIO, GIOVANNI. Il Decameron . . . Di nuovo ristampato. [24], 648 pages. 4to, 208x152 mm, contemporary limp vellum with calligraphic spine title, ties lacking; light marginal dampstaining through much of volume, insignificant worming in upper outer corner of opening leaves; red edges. Venice: Giorgio Angelieri, 1594

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BODONI PRESS  ANACREON. Mele.  1791

Lot 42: BODONI PRESS ANACREON. Mele. 1791

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Description: ANACREON. Mele. Greek text preceded by Latin commentary. [4], cxviii; [2], 111 pages. 2 parts in one volume. Small 8vo, 145x96 mm, contemporary sprinkled calf gilt with morocco lettering pieces, spine chipped at top; contents clean; gilt edges; contemporary 2-piece board pull-off case. Brooks 422. Parma, 1791

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BODONI PRESS  BODONI, GIAMBATTISTA.  Jacobacci, Vincenzo; and Lama, Giuseppe de. In Morte del Cavaliere Giambattista Bodoni. 1814

Lot 43: BODONI PRESS BODONI, GIAMBATTISTA. Jacobacci, Vincenzo; and Lama, Giuseppe de. In Morte del Cavaliere Giambattista Bodoni. 1814

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Description: (BODONI, GIAMBATTISTA.) Jacobacci, Vincenzo; and Lama, Giuseppe de. In Morte del Cavaliere Giambattista Bodoni . . . avvenuta il 30 Novembre 1813. Engraved medallion portrait of Bodoni on page [i]. [4], xliii, [1] pages. 8vo, 233x153 mm, original flexible boards, light wear; contents clean. Parma, 1814

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BODONI PRESS  FUSCONI, LORENZO; et al. Plausi Poetici nelle . . . Nozze del Signor Don Lorenzo Fabri Ganganelli [etc.].  1795

Lot 44: BODONI PRESS FUSCONI, LORENZO; et al. Plausi Poetici nelle . . . Nozze del Signor Don Lorenzo Fabri Ganganelli [etc.]. 1795

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Description: FUSCONI, LORENZO; et al. Plausi Poetici nelle acclamatissime Nozze del Signor Don Lorenzo Fabri Ganganelli . . . colla Signora Contessa Marianna Garampi di Rimino. [8], 76 pages. 4to, 296x220 mm, original marbled stiff wrappers, slight wear to spine ends and cover corners; occasional light marginal foxing and soiling. Parma, 1795

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BODONI PRESS  GIANNINI, PIETRO. Opuscula Mathematica.  1773

Lot 45: BODONI PRESS GIANNINI, PIETRO. Opuscula Mathematica. 1773

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Description: GIANNINI, PIETRO. Opuscula Mathematica. 10 folding engraved plates. [4], 68, [2], [69]-214, [2] pages, including blanks h4 and 2c6. 4to, 230x179 mm, contemporary mottled sheep gilt, spine ends damaged, front cover detached; marginal soiling on title, scattered minor foxing. Parma, 1773

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BODONI PRESS  HORATIUS FLACCUS, QUINTUS. Opera.  1791

Lot 46: BODONI PRESS HORATIUS FLACCUS, QUINTUS. Opera. 1791

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Description: HORATIUS FLACCUS, QUINTUS. Opera. [4], xv, [1], 371 pages, including initial blank. Folio, 315x234 mm, early 19th-century 1/4 morocco gilt, spine scuffed; later owner's conspicuous signature across title, scattered pencil marginalia, underscoring, verse numbering, and other markings, small stain at top edges of approximately 40 leaves in middle of volume, hand-drawn table in pencil on both sides of the initial blank, intended for recording words and comments but not filled in; uncut. 20th-century bookplate of Roberto Almagià. Parma, 1791

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BODONI PRESS  LONGUS. Gli Amori Pastorali di Dafni et di Cloe.  1794

Lot 47: BODONI PRESS LONGUS. Gli Amori Pastorali di Dafni et di Cloe. 1794

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Description: LONGUS. Gli Amori Pastorali di Dafni et di Cloe. Italian translation by Annibale Caro. [4], xxiii, [3], 319 [i. e., 329] pages, including initial blank. 8vo, 151x102 mm, contemporary mottled calf with leather lettering piece and decorated paper endleaves, dark stain on front cover; contents clean; red edges. 19th-century booklabel of Ludovico Passarini; 20th-century bookplate of Roberto Almagià. "Crisopoli," nd [i. e., Parma, 1794]

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BODONI PRESS  MONTI, VINCENZO. Versi.  2 vols. in one.  1787

Lot 48: BODONI PRESS MONTI, VINCENZO. Versi. 2 vols. in one. 1787

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Description: MONTI, VINCENZO. Versi. [26], 106; [12], 99, [2] pages. 2 volumes. 8vo, 206x145 mm, early 19th-century 1/4 morocco, moderately worn; scattered marginal foxing and minor stains, light dampstaining toward end of Volume 2. 19th-century signature of John Reynolds, his pencil note about Bodoni in lower margin of dedication page; bookplate of George Benson Weston. Parma, 1787

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BODONI PRESS  PRUDENTIUS CLEMENS, AURELIUS. Opera omnia.  2 vols.  1788

Lot 49: BODONI PRESS PRUDENTIUS CLEMENS, AURELIUS. Opera omnia. 2 vols. 1788

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Description: PRUDENTIUS CLEMENS, AURELIUS. Opera omnia. [12], 71, [1], 361, [3]; [4], 284, [1] pages, including half-title and final errata leaf in each volume. 2 volumes. 4to, 308x225 mm, later 19th-century marbled boards, spine ends bumped, Volume 1 joints partly cracked; half-titles soiled, dampstaining in lower inner corners at beginning of Volume 1 with blank lower margin of first 6 leaves excised and restored; uncut and largely unopened. Parma, 1788

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BODONI PRESS  VERGILIUS MARO, PUBLIUS. L’Eneide.  2 vols.  1790-93.  With a 1791 ALS from the translator.

Lot 50: BODONI PRESS VERGILIUS MARO, PUBLIUS. L’Eneide. 2 vols. 1790-93. With a 1791 ALS from the translator.

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Description: VERGILIUS MARO, PUBLIUS. L'Eneide. [8], xxiii, [1], 273, [1]; 295, [2] pages, including errata leaf at end. 2 volumes. 8vo, 215x141 mm, contemporary sheep gilt with morocco lettering pieces, spines damaged at top and slightly wormed at bottom. Bookplates of Emilio Pitaluga. Parma, 1790-93

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