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    Fifteen Woodcut Illustrations in Sallust

    [Sallust]. Caius Sallustius Crispus. [Opera]. [Venice: Joannes Tacunus de Tridino, 19 May 1511]. Quarto. (Approximately 8 x 12 inches). Lacks title page. [1, Index], 139 leaves. Fifteen woodcut illustrations, decorated initials, and woodcut printer's device at end. Later vellum backed marbled paper covered boards with chipped gilt lettered title label on spine. Binding rubbed, surface paper losses from biopredation. Front joint cracked at foot. Bookseller's pencil annotations on front free endpaper. Leaves 1 and 2 with paper reinforcements along gutter. Leaf 6 repaired and re-inserted. Few holograph ink annotations. Few small holes from biopredation in margins, one in text with minimal effect, last leaf with minor paper loss in lower margin, not affecting text. Edge wear with few corner bends and small edge tears. Minor dampstains and varying degrees of foxing, few pages darkened. Occasional soiling or smudging. Very good.

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    April, 2016
    6th Wednesday
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