Lot 12: Cicero in miniature with a fore edge painting

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2017-08-08 09:14:48

Lot 12

Heading: Fore-edge Painting. Author: Cicero, M. Tulius.. Title: De Officiis ad Marcum Filium - with a fore-edge painting of a Roman scene. Place Published: Paris. Publisher: Jos. Barbou. Date Published: 1773. Description: [iv], 346, [2] pp. Engraved frontispiece. 90x60 mm full red morocco, triple gilt-rule border, spine gilt, gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Beautiful fore-edge painting of a scene of Rome. Spielmann calls this ”A very important eighteenth century miniature book, printed with the type of Pierre Simon Fournier...” Welsh 1896; Spielmann 94 Condition: Fine.

Estimate: $700-$1000

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