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Gellius (Aulus) Noctium atticarum Libri undeuiginti, collation: ãã10 a-n8 o10 p8, Roman and some Greek type, title and large woodcut device of Jean Petit within woodcut historiated border, woodcut criblé initials (with later hand-colouring), occasional early ink marginalia and interlinear notes, occasional staining (mostly light), Paris, Badius Ascensius for Jean Petit, 1517 bound with Valla (Laurentius) Elegantiarum Libri sex Latine ligue studiosis perutiles ac pernecessarii nuper summa diligentia recogniti, edited by Badius Ascensius, collation: aaa8 A-X Aa-Hh aa6, Roman type, large woodcut device of Jean Petit to title, woodcut criblé initials (with later hand-colouring), occasional early ink marginalia, some damp-staining towards end, final f. holed with loss of several letters, Paris, Jean Petit & Wolfgang Hopyl, 1507, together 2 works in 1 vol., contemporary panelled calf over wooden boards, metal clasps, rebacked, corners repaired, creased and rubbed, folio (284 x 195mm.)
⁂ Two rare works, with USTC listing only three copies of the first and one of the second work. The first work is the first Badius edition of this version of the text and the second is the fourth Badius edition.
Provenance: 'Guillemon' (early ink signature to title).
Literature: I. Not in Adams; Renouard, Badius Ascensius, II, 463:2 II. Not in Adams.

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Gellius (Aulus), Noctium atticarum Libri undeuiginti,

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