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Catalogue of Antiquarian Books (before 1700)

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In our Catalogue this is Booknumber V69681

Author Oliva,Joannis Pauli (Giovanni Paolo Oliva, 1600-1681)
Title In selecta scripturae loca ethicae commentationes ex Capite Primo Esdrae sive DE CYRO REGE Quibus adjecta prolegomena ad stromata, seu Dissertationes super Evangeliis quadragesimae ad academicos Christianos. Tomus tertius [of Oliva's works bu complete book in itself].
PlacePub Lugduni (Lyons)
Publisher Ffr. Anissoniorum et Joannis Posuel
Date 1679
Illustrations Copperplate frontis after Gian Lorenzo Bernini (engraved by Franciscus Spiere + large copperplate device on titlepage [145x104mm] + copperplate of a King Cyrus being presented with a document with camel train in background + 2 more one emblematic plate wi
Description Folio blindstamped pigskin over bevelled wooden boards on five raised bands (lacks clasps/darkened mainly to lower cover & spine/rubbed/spine splitting & lacking 1" of leather at headbut tight and sound) All edges green. Frontis + Titlepage printed in red and black +[14p=preface] + [8p=contents], +446pp, [76p=index], + half title +[8p=Preface & Argument] +216p +[48p=index] +errata leaf. Two ownership labels, a Jesuit Scriptorium & The Writer's Library, London. The top third of the first To Reader page has been cut out -text of first page starts just below this but verso is lacking top third of text. A few dusty fingerings to the first leaves and a leather label laid in has left some square browning marks to endpapers and frontis, else an exceptionally clean, wide margined handsomely bound copy COMPLETE in this volume.
Booknumber V69681
Price Price: GBP 150.00 or USD 196.00
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