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Boethius, Anicius Manlii Torquati Severinus
De Consolatione Philosophiae Libri Quinque ad Optimarum Editionum Fidem Recensiti. [Preface by Petrus Bertius.]
Parma: Ex Regio Typographeo, 1798 First Bodoni edition. Bodoni also produced a large paper issue. Contemporary full stiff vellum with gilt-ruled and gilt-lettered red and brown morocco spine labels. . Quarto. Boards lightly soiled and spine labels slightly faded. Very minor foxing and the occassional small chip or tear. Bottom corners torn on pp. ;xxxi-ii and 65-6, not affecting text. Engraved bookplate of Charles Holte Bracerbridge (1799-1872), English man of letters and friend of Florence Nightingale, on front pastedown. A very good copy.
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