EPITHETA M. T. CICERONIS collecta a P. Ioanne Nunnesio Valentino cum privilegio. Marcus Tullius CICERO, Petrus Joannes NUNNESIUS, compiler.
EPITHETA M. T. CICERONIS collecta a P. Ioanne Nunnesio Valentino cum privilegio
EPITHETA M. T. CICERONIS collecta a P. Ioanne Nunnesio Valentino cum privilegio

EPITHETA M. T. CICERONIS collecta a P. Ioanne Nunnesio Valentino cum privilegio

Venice: Aldus Manutius, Paulli F., Aldi N. [Aldo Manuzio the younger, Paolo's son, Aldine Press], 1570. Vellum. 8vo (5 1/2 in. tall); [16], 627, [5] pp. Contemporary vellum over paste boards. Flat spine, with three sewing bands, head lettered Epitheta M. T. Ciceronis Ald. 1570. Buff thread head and tail bands, over twisted gut, drawn and cut out into covers at hinges. All edges blue. White laid endpapers. Woodcut Aldine device on title page. Decorated initial on first page. Printed in italics. Graceful ownership Matthew Augustus to title page. Spine with wormholes, title upper gutter corner dampstain dissipates over 20 leaves, small penciled number, rear margin lacking corner. A classic work in Latin compiled by the Spanish Renaissance humanist Juan Pedro Nunez (Nunnesius). A compact edition devoted to epithets in Cicero's writings with reference to their location, interspersed with Greek quotations. Very Good+. Item #677

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