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Plato; Marsilius Ficino (trans.); Simon Grynaeus (commentary)
Omnia Divini Platonis Opera Tralatione Marsilii Ficini Emendatione et ad Graecum Codicem Collatione Simonis Grynaei
Froben, Basil, 1539. Contemporary full vellum, some worming at edges, small tear to vellum at head of spine, rear hinge split and held by cords, front hinge just starting. Title stained with an old paper repair to bottom right, dampstain to bottom right corner through first 100+ pages, light dampstain and worming to upper right corner for first 1/4 just touching some letters and gloss, scattered other worming in the upper right and top margin, lighter dampstain to bottom right here and there, remains of old spine label, a few old annotations; mostly quite clean and about very good overall. Final leaf with printer's mark present. [12], 959, [28] pp. Adams 1445/6 (the 1532 and 1546 Froben eds.), Brunet IV 698 (1561 Froben)The scarce second Froben edition of Ficino's translation with the commentary of Grynaeus that stayed in use into the 18th century - a foundational work of Renaissance humanism and an attractive and finely printed book. Size: Folio. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Poetry; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 046553. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Pazzo Books (ABAA-ILAB) [Boston, MA, U.S.A.]

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