Lot 359: Pliny (The Elder)

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Lot 359: Pliny (The Elder). C. Plynii Secundi Naturae Historiarum Libri XXXVII. E castigationibus Hermolai Barbari, quam emendatissime editi. Additus est ... index Ioannis Camertis..., Hagenoae: Thomae Andelmi Badensis, 1518, title in red & black, within decorative woodcut border (old ink stamp to recto & later stamp to verso), separate title-page to index within decorative woodcut border, woodcut device to final leaf torn with loss and repaired, peppered worm holes throughout (particularly at front of volume), contemporary pigskin over wooden boards, blind stamped and roll work decoration to covers, worm holes, lacking clasps, folio. Not in Adams. This volume is a reprint of the Venetian edition of 1497 edited by J. B. Palmarius. (1) Dominic Winter's Travel & Natural History, Early Printed Books, Maps, Globes & Decorative Prints, Science & Mathematics, Bookbinding Equipment Auction July 2015 Wednesday, 15th July 2015 Estimate: £600-800
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