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

Venice: Aldus Manutius, Paulli F., Aldi N. [Aldo Manuzio the younger (Paolo's son) / Aldine Press], 1570. Vellum. 24mo (5 1/2 in. tall); [16], 627, [5] pp. 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. Blue stained edges. White laid endpapers. Woodcut Aldine device on title page. Decorated initial on first page. Printed in italics. Covers slightly chipped, spine with light insect damage. Faint name, dissipating inner corner dampstain, small penciled number, page corner lacking. 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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