Sententiae. Ciceronis, Demosthenis, AC Terentii. Dogmata Philosophica. Item Apophthegmata quaedam pia. Omnia Ex fere ducentis auctoribus tam Graecis quam Latinis, ad bene beateque viuendum diligentissime collecta.

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Published by Apud Viduam and Haerdes Ioannis Stelfii, Antwerp, 1572
Condition: Fair Hardcover
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Dark brown polished leather. Title page with decorative borders.Text block measures about 4 3/8 by 2 3/4 inches. A-B 8, 246 numbered pages, with numbers appearing only on the right hand pages (signatures numbered A-Z 8, a-h 8 in this section). One blank endpaper at the beginning and end of the book. Collated and MISSING the preliminary leaves A4, A5, A7, and B1, affecting the index of the work. Also MISSING leaf I5 in the text, with some misnumbering of pages in this section, although all catchwords match with the following page. A work gathering philosophical maxims and phrases from various Latin and Greek authors, including Cicero, Archimedes, Epicurus, Parmenides, Scipio Africanus, Sophocles, and others. All text in Latin. FAIR condition, missing the aforementioned leaves. Moderate scuffing to the leather, with minor splitting and loss at the corners and a 1 1/2 inch crack/split at the head of the spine. Interior hinges weak but holding. Text block solid, with the exception of leaf S1, which is almost detached. Ownership signatures in ink, with scattered notes and marginalia present. Several pages cropped close along the fore edge margin, with a few pages bearing minor loss to the text printed in the margin. Faint dampstain affecting the first few pages, mostly in the upper left corner; another faint area of dampstaining present, affecting the last 1/3 of the book at the upper right corners. Minor scattered soiling and staining throughout. Last page of text torn on the diagonal at the bottom right corner, with a 1 1/2 inch sized piece missing, not affecting text. Minor creasing to some of the pages along the extremities.The name "Mt Robert Girdler, Bookseller" (of Blandford) in large ink letters on the rear inside cover. Bookseller Inventory # 005989

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Title: Sententiae. Ciceronis, Demosthenis, AC ...

Publisher: Apud Viduam and Haerdes Ioannis Stelfii, Antwerp

Publication Date: 1572

Binding: Leather

Book Condition:Fair

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