De Consolatione Philosophiae Libri Quinque ad Optimarum Editionum Fidem Recensiti. [Preface by Petrus Bertius.]
Boethius, Anicius Manlii Torquati Severinus

Parma: Ex Regio Typographeo, 1798. First Bodoni edition. Bodoni also produced a large paper issue. Boards lightly soiled and spine labels slightly faded. Very minor foxing and the occassional small chip or tear. Bottom corners torn on pp. ;xxxi-ii and 65-6, not affecting text. Engraved bookplate of Charles Holte Bracerbridge (1799-1872), English man of letters and friend of Florence Nightingale, on front pastedown. A very good copy. Contemporary full stiff vellum with gilt-ruled and gilt-lettered red and brown morocco spine labels. Quarto. cxvi, 271 pp.. (Item ID: 16292)


Brooks 724.

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