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Suetonius Tranquillus (Caius) De XII Caesaribus libri VIII, ed. Casaubon, cont. blind-stamped calf, Geneva, J.Chouët, 1595 & Pliny. Historiae mundi libri XXXVII, cont. vellum, Frankfurt, 1599 (2)

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Suetonius Tranquillus (Caius) De XII Caesaribus libri VIII , edited by Isaac Casaubon, first Casaubon edition , with blank h2, also with 8pp Index (signature SSS) at end (not mentioned in Adams), woodcut device on title and ornaments, old ink inscriptions to title, lightly browned at beginning and end, slight worming to first few leaves, repair to lower outer corner of 3Fiv, contemporary blind-stamped calf, lacking clasps, old paper label to spine (chipped), rubbed, worming to upper cover, corners and spine ends worn, [Adams S2053], Geneva, J.Chouët, 1595 § Plinius Secundus (Gaius) Historiae mundi libri XXXVII, edited by J.Dalechamp, title in red and black with woodcut device, woodcut ornaments and device on final leaf, light water-staining to upper edge of title and first few leaves, some browning, engraved bookplates of John Eyre and William Henry Mason contemporary vellum, rubbed and soiled, lower cover stained, [Adams P1584], Frankfurt, J.Feyerabendt, 1599, 4to & folio (2)

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Auction house: Forum Auctions
Title: The Library of the late David Harrison: 17th-19th Century Literature & the Arts
Date of the auction: 8 Dec 2016
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