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    Sale 2468 | Lot 9
    Price Realized: $750With Buyer's Premium
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      ANTONIO, NICOLÁS. Bibliotheca Hispana vetus. xl, [8], 410; [20], 286, [62] pages, including half-titles. 2 volumes. Folio, 335x240 mm, contemporary limp vellum with spine titles in ink and remnants of thong ties; occasionally severe browning, marginal dampstaining through much of the second volume, monastic ownership inscription on half-titles. Rome: Antonio de Rossi, 1696

      Estimate $250 - 350

      first edition of a bibliography of Spanish authors to the year 1500, following Antonio's 1672 Bibliotheca Hispana nova on later authors. Besterman, The Beginnings of Systematic Bibliography, pages 44-45 ("not merely the biggest but the best national bibliography before the eighteenth century"); Grolier/Breslauer & Folter 66. Palau 13310.


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $750

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