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Plutarch; Badius
1521 Plutarchi Cheronei et Aemilii Probi Illustrium Virorum Vite Badius Scarce
Paris: Jean-Petit, 1521. Click here to see our other books! Plutarchi Cheronei et Aemilii Probi Illustrium virorum vite cum suo indice diligenter recognite Plutarch; Badius 1521 Jean-Petit : Paris 13.5" by 9" [36], CCCXCIII leaves. SUMMARY A very scarce and important translation of Plutarch's famous biographical treatise, his 'lives'. An Important Work,Leather Binding,Very Scarce Overall Condition: Very Good This book weighs 4 KG when packed UK Postage: £ 4.49 US Postage: £ 39.99 EU Postage: £ 26.99 European Postage: £ 36.99 Asia Postage: £ 65.99 Worldwide Postage: £ 99.99 DESCRIPTION In Latin. With pagination to the recto of each leaf only. In a lovely mottled calf binding, with renewed endpapers. Dated to the colophon at the rear 'Finis in Chalcographia Nicolai de Pratis Idibus Iunij MDXXI'. With the signatures: a8, b6, c4, a-z8, a-z8, 2A8, 2B-C6, 2D5. Jodocus Badius was a pioneer of the printing industry and renowned grammarian. This is his edition of Plutarch's noted work. With occasional marginalia from a prior owners, in contemporary hands. The notes are in Latin. This edition of Plutarch's 'Parallel Lives' is dedicated to the Italian cardinal, Girolamo Aleandro. Printed for Nicolas de Pratis for Jean-Petit. This is a translation of Plutarch's 'Parallel Lives'. These biographies are believed to have been written at the beginning of the second century AD and comprises of twenty-three pairs of biographies, one Greek, one Roman, in addition to four unpaired single lives. These writings are regarded as an exploration of the individuals' characteristics rather than a typic … [Click Below for Full Description]
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