Lot 426: Castellensis (Hadrianus, Cardinal). De sermone latino, et modis Latine loquendi, 1st edition, Rome: Marcellus Silber, October 1515, title within ornamental woodcut border, and with author's arms in circular frame, coloured in red, roman type, final blank present, good margins, a little spotting and some light old damp staining to lower outer corners towards rear, Chatsworth bookplate to front pastedown, gilt and marbled edges, later polished calf gilt, rebacked with original gilt-decorated spine relaid, corners strengthened, rubbed, folio A nice copy of the first edition of an uncommon book. Not in Adams. (1)
Dominic Winter's Travel & Natural History Maps, Prints & Sporting Art Early Printed Books Military History
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