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1548 Small Book Dicta Pretiosa / Pythagoras / Epictetus Enchiridion 2 vols in 1
Venice ad signum Spei, 1548. FIRST EDITION, 16mo. (103 x 68mm), ff.160, woodcut device on title & historiatedinitial; title browned with surface damage to bottom inner corner, a few marginaltears but generally well preserved; early MS ownership mark on title. Bound with FIRST EDITION, 16mo. (103 x 68mm), ff.31; woodcut title-page device & twohistoriated initials; final page lightly marked, otherwise well preserved. Writings of: AUGUSTINE, St. of Hippo; PROSPER, St. of Aquitaine; PYTHAGORAS, Sextus. Dicta pretiosa sive loci communes ex omni fere sacra scriptura... Venice, ad signum Spei, 1548 FIRST EDITION, 16mo. (103 x 68mm), ff.160, woodcut device on title & historiated initial; title browned with surface damage to bottom inner corner, a few marginal tears but generally well preserved; early MS ownership mark on title. A second edition was published in 1552. BOUND WITH Writings of: EPICTETUS, Rodolphus AGRICOLA, ISOCRATES, PYTHAGORAS. Epicteti Filosofi stoici enchiridion... [with] Isocratis Ad Demonicum parenesis, per eruditissimum uirum Redolphu[m] Agricolam e Graeco in latinum sermonem traducta. Venice ad signum Spei, 1548. FIRST EDITION, 16mo. (103 x 68mm), ff.31; woodcut title-page device & two historiated initials; final page lightly marked, otherwise well preserved. Contemporary vellum, early shelf mark on front pastedown. A typical early publication of the unknown typographer who for more than forty years published under the sign 'Al segno della Speranza' (At the sign of Hope). His printer's mark depicts a female personification of hope surrounded by symbols of mate … [Click Below for Full Description]
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