CICERON, Marcus Tullius.

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CICERON, Marcus Tullius.
Officiorum libri tres: Cato Maior, vel de Senectute: Laelius, vel de Amicitia: Paradoxa Stoicorum libri Sex: Somnium Scipionis, ex libro Sexto de Republica... Addita sunt in extremo opere variae lectiones è libris manuscriptis, et ex ingenio. Venice, Paul Manuce, 1545. In-8 (157 x 91 mm) de 2, 125, 3 (the last one with colophon on the front and aldine anchor on the back); brown morocco, flats decorated with a large central plate in a double gilt fillet, corner fleurons, smooth decorated spine, gilt edges, title in ink on the cut (contemporary Italian binding). Second edition given by Paul Manuce. It is dedicated to Benedict Ramberto of Venice, a man of letters highly esteemed by the printer. "The few writings left by Ramberto justify the praise given to him by P. Manuce. Manuce" (Renouard). A fine copy preserved in its first Italian binding. Spine and corners skilfully restored. Provenance: old Italian inscription on the guard - Passed on public sale in 1970 (acquired by Maggs). Ahmanson-Murphy, 323; Renouard, Aldus, 131: 7; Adams, C-1750. French provincial binding (not Italian).
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