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Commentationes conditae a Philippo Beroaldo - Suetonius Tranquillus (Gaius) - 1506. [1196781]
Benedictus Hectoris de Phaellis 1506 - woodcut printer's device on title, some water-staining towards the upper inner margin at either end, apparently repeatedly, and severe enough for the loss or disintigration of patches of the margin, without loss however, the bulk of the book in good order though with a mild damp-stain in the upper inner margin, A7 short tear to upper conrer without loss of text, ff. [8], 326, [12, Table of Words, this usually found at the front of the volume, this section here with a vellum backstrip], folio, 18th-century Italian vellum, a little soiled, early inscription on title 'Cosimo Medici Speziale di Masso', modern owner's stamp in red at foot. The first edition of Suetonius with the commentary of Philippo Beroaldus the Elder was published by Benedictus in 1493. In this edition, there is an admonition on the title-page, warning against 'malevolent printers' pirating it. (CNCE 36040)
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