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    [Charlotte Guillard]. [Saint Augustine]. [Desiderius Erasmus, ed]. Aurelii Augustini Hipponensis Episcopi, ... Basel: Froben, 1529 [and:] Guillard, 1555.

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    Ten volumes in seven folios. Volume one printed by Froben, rest printed by Guillard. Printer's device on each title page. Large and small decorated initials with the occasional large inhabited initial letter "D" signed in block "C.G.".  Contemporary calf, bindings rubbed, leather chips, gilt title labels (lacking on third, fifth, sixth, and seventh folios), some joints and hinges starting. Crawley Monastery, Sussex library stamps on front free endpapers and title pages, small paper catalog label on each front free endpaper. Occasional holes and tracks from biopredation, some pages lightly cockled, few edge tears, dampstains, soiling, pen marks, underlines and holograph annotations. Good margins, although text blocks have most likely been trimmed with loss to some marginal holograph annotations and the first folio being shorter than the others.

     

    Folio One:  Volumes One and Two. [2], 3-596, [2] pages; 195 leaves. Froben printer's devise on title page and last page of volume one, title page creased. Guillard printer's device on title page of volume two, previous owner's name "Thomas Gengeius" and another scored, tear in text of last leaf.

     

    Folio Two:  Volumes Three and Four.  242; 308 leaves. Spine label chipped. Previous owner's name on first title page: "Tho: Lewis".

     

    Folio Three: Volumes Five and Six. [9], 2-218; 190 leaves. Head compartment of spine lacking. Previous owner's name on first title page: "Tho: Lewis".

     

    Folio Four: Volume Seven. 310 leaves.

     

    Folio Five: Volume Eight. 382 leaves. No library stamp on title.

     

    Folio Six: Volume Nine. 261 leaves.  No library stamp on title. Previous owner's name on title page: "Simon Gybhe [?]"

     

    Folio Seven: Volume Ten and Index. 325, [1]; [194] leaves. No library stamp on title. Previous owner's name on first title page: "Tho: Lewis".

     

    From the Krown & Spellman Collection.



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