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Marcus Tullius Cicerone - Sentenziare insigniores. Et pia apophthegmata ex ducentis veteribus oratoribus [...] - 1565

M.Tullij Ciceronis
Sententiae insigniores. Et pia apophthegmata ex ducentis veteribus oratoribus, philosophis, & poetis, tam Graecis, quàm Latinis, … ad bene beateque viuendum diligentissimè selectae. – In hac postrema editione nuper additae sunt Demosthenis oratoris Graeci sententiae, ex Graeco in Latinum conuersae. Ex Bartholomaei Magij, & Borgarutij castigationibus
Venetijs, apud Nicolaum Beuilacquam, 1565

Author: Marcus Tullius Cicero
Publisher: Niccolo Bevilacqua
Year: 1565

The book is a collection of Cicero's aphorisms

Coeval parchment binding, frontispiece with an engraving representing Patience, i.e. a woman chained to a rock on which an armillary sphere and an hourglass rest. Motto: Superanda omnis fortuna

504 pages, approx. 14x7.5 cm

Animated woodcut drop caps at the introduction, indexes and at the beginning of the chapters

Condition: good. Complete book, without tears or missing parts, and with few light foxings or yellowings. Binding with wear and stains. Title page with shorter upper margin and slightly damaged margins. Woodworm holes in the inner margin especially in the index and partly in the first 40 pages, then in the upper margin some small holes from page 393 to page 406. On page 490 (see photo) a small portion of text is not legible due to a defect some paper. Firm binding, a little loose only in some places.


Object Book
Number of Books 1
Subject Philosophy
Author/ Illustrator Marcus Tullius Cicerone
Book Title Sentenziare insigniores. Et pia apophthegmata ex ducentis veteribus oratoribus [...]
Condition Fair
Publication year oldest item 1565
Edition 1st Edition Thus
Language Latin
Original language Yes
Publisher Niccolò Bevilacqua
Binding/ Material Vellum
Number of pages 504
Dimensions 14×7.5 cm
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