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DE RERUM INVENTORIBUS LIBRI OCTO, Eiusdem in Orationem Dominicam Commentariolum. Cum Indice & Rerum & Verborum Locupletissimo

Vergil, Polydore

Published by per Thomam Guarinum, Basil, 1570
Condition: Very good
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16mo. (44),675,(125)pp. Index. Large woodcut device on title and on recto of final leaf. Orig. vellum, spine lettered "Polydorus." An uncommon edition of Polydore Vergil's (1470-1555) "on the invention of things." The final chapters cover the origins of Christian rites and institutions, and include some criticism of monks, priestly celibacy, indulgences, etc., and as a consequence was included on the INDEX LIBRORUM PROHIBITORUM of 1564. VD16 V760. Bookseller Inventory # 8468

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Title: DE RERUM INVENTORIBUS LIBRI OCTO, Eiusdem in...

Publisher: per Thomam Guarinum, Basil

Publication Date: 1570

Binding: Vellum

Book Condition: Very good

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