Apr 09, 2015 - Sale 2379

Sale 2379 - Lot 53

Estimate: $ 8,000 - $ 12,000
CICERO, MARCUS TULLIUS. Orationum volumen primum. Volume 1 (of 3) only. Title within woodcut architectural border. 424 leaves. 16mo, 113x69 mm, early 17th-century calf with gilt crowned falcon device on covers, probably by Vincent Williamson of Eton, neatly rebacked retaining original backstrip, rear joint starting, gilt on front cover slightly rubbed; abraded inscription on title and paper crack entering border, scattered early marginalia, small hole in last leaf affecting a few words; morocco pull-off case. Schreiber (Colines) 197. From the collections of James P. R. Lyell (1871-1949), with his bookplate; and Dr. Thomas A. McGraw, sold as lot 78 in his sale at Parke-Bernet, 11 April 1967. Paris: Simon de Colines, (18 November) 1543