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The Anglophile and the Professor

Thu, Oct 19, 2023 10:00AM EDT
Lot 1093

Vergil, Polydore, ANGLICAE HISTORIAE, 1570

Estimate: $150 - $200
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Property from the Collection of Ronald Onorato, Savannah, GA


Vergil, Polydore, ANGLICAE HISTORIAE, 1570, Polydore Vergil of Urbino, ANGLICAE HISTORIAE LIBRI VIGINTI SEPTEM (Basil: Thomam Guarinum, 1570), folio, woodcut initials, some marginal inscriptions, with gilt-stamped shield on front and back covers.

Measurements: Height: 13 3/8 in. x Width: 9 1/4 in. x Depth: 2 1/4 in.


Worn condition, title page clipped at upper margin, minor dampstaining to margin of first few leaves, repair to edge of page 3, contemporary calf, spine taped, see photos.

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