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Auction Description for Swann:
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14th Nov 10am - 4pm. 16th - 18th Nov 10am - 6pm.
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(267 Lots)

by Swann Auction Galleries

Platinum House

267 lots

November 19, 1998

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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Lot 1: Aelianus, Claudius. Varlae historiae libri XIIII. Item, Rerumpublicarum descriptiones ex Heraclide. Greek text and Latin translation in parallel columns. Title within woodcut arabesque border. [16], 460, [20] pages. 16mo, contemporary limp vellum.

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Description: Aelianus, Claudius. Varlae historiae libri XIIII. Item, Rerumpublicarum descriptiones ex Heraclide. Greek text and Latin translation in parallel columns. Title within woodcut arabesque border. [16], 460, [20] pages. 16mo, contemporary limp vellum. Lyons: Jean de Tournes, 1587

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Lot 2: Alamanni, Luigi. Opere Toscane. 2 volumes. Small 8vo, first volume in 18th-century vellum, spine slightly wormed, partly oxidized scored inscription on title verso, second volume in 19th-century Vi cloth. Lyons: Sebast. Gryphius, 1532; Venice: Pietro

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Description: Alamanni, Luigi. Opere Toscane. 2 volumes. Small 8vo, first volume in 18th-century vellum, spine slightly wormed, partly oxidized scored inscription on title verso, second volume in 19th-century Vi cloth. Lyons: Sebast. Gryphius, 1532; Venice: Pietro di Nicolini da Sabbio for Marchio Sessa, 1533 E400-600 First Editions. Gamba 14 raro; Wilkins, page 248

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Lot 3: Alamanni, Luigi. Girone il Cortese. Title within woodcut historiated border; 24 divisional headpieces. [8], 185 leaves. Small 4to, old limp vellum; some dark marginal stains, lacks final blank. Venice: Comin da Trino di Monferrato, 1549 E250-350 ....

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Description: Alamanni, Luigi. Girone il Cortese. Title within woodcut historiated border; 24 divisional headpieces. [8], 185 leaves. Small 4to, old limp vellum; some dark marginal stains, lacks final blank. Venice: Comin da Trino di Monferrato, 1549 E250-350 .... retells the old French story of Gyron le courtois: Gyrone is presented as the embodiment of all chivalric values Wilkins, page 248 Adams A414: Gamba 21 note.

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Lot 4: Alexander Carpentarius. Destructorium viciorum. [253] of [254] leaves lacks final blank. Folio, contemporary blind-tooled calf over wooden boards, rebacked, brass catches, lacks clasps; single tiny wormhole throughout, title loose, with blank upper

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Description: Alexander Carpentarius. Destructorium viciorum. [253] of [254] leaves lacks final blank. Folio, contemporary blind-tooled calf over wooden boards, rebacked, brass catches, lacks clasps; single tiny wormhole throughout, title loose, with blank upper and lower margins excised, small portion of F9 excised affecting 12 lines of text on recto. Paris: Gilles de Gourmont Claude Chevallon, 1516

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Lot 5: Alexandro, Alexander Ab. Genialium dierum libri sex. [16], 194, [1] of ? leaves. Folio, 19th-century 1/2 leather, backstrip damaged. Paris: Gerardus Morrhius for Joannes Petrus, 1532 E300-500 Collection of miscellaneous writings on Roman antiquities,

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Description: Alexandro, Alexander Ab. Genialium dierum libri sex. [16], 194, [1] of ? leaves. Folio, 19th-century 1/2 leather, backstrip damaged. Paris: Gerardus Morrhius for Joannes Petrus, 1532 E300-500 Collection of miscellaneous writings on Roman antiquities, including much on superstition. Thorndike V,

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