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Gaius Sallustius Crispus. DE CONIURATIONE CATILINAE. EIUSDEM DE BELLO IURGURTHINO [AND OTHER WORKS]. Venice: Aldus, January 1521. 5.5" x 3.5". [8], 142 leaves. Wanting blank and final leaf (which has no text but has Aldine device.) Aldine device to title, colophon to verso of leaf 142. Calf over marbled boards, chip to base of spine, old repair to head of spine torn, front hinge cracked (board holding by cords), endpapers renewed, small bookplate of Herbert Eberhard Hering to pastedown, some light foxing/toning in places, faded early manuscript marginalia throughout, marginal pin-hole worming. Good. ************************ Second edition with the text corrected by Gian Francesco Torresani. Aldus's original preface is included, together with a new preface to the reader by Gian Francesco. According to Renouard, the present is a better edition than that of 1509. Renouard 93/16

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[Aldine] Sallustius, Cataline Conspiracy & Others

Estimate $400 - $600Nov 3, 2018