Lot 14: Horace Opera Omnia Sautelet 1828

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Lot 14

Author: Horatius Flaccus, Quintus. Title: Opera Omnia, Recensuit Filon. Place Published: Paris. Publisher: A. Sautelet. Date Published: 1828. Description: viii, 229 pp. 77x50 mm, finely bound in full red morocco, elaborately stamped in gilt on spine and covers, gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Binding stamped C. Hardy on verso of front free endpaper. Printed with Henri Didot‘s microscopic 2.5 point type. ”;One of the typographical wonders and an unsurpassed feat as far as minuteness and beauty of type is concerned” - Spielmann. Welsh 3567; Spielmann 202; Grolier 70; Brunet III 324; Bondy p.91. Rare. Condition: Slight bumps to corners; fine.

Estimate: $1500-$2500






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