LOT 422
SOLD €130,00

Five German imprints in 6 vols.: (1) G.M. Bruto. Opera varia selecta,

nimirum epist. lib. V, de historiae laudibus sive de ratione legendi scriptores historicos liber (...). Cracoviensi auctiora. Berlin, U. Liebpert for J.M. Rüdiger, 1698/ n.d., 2 vols., 636; (3),640-1155 p., contemp. unif. calf.

Both vols. foxed/ browned; leaf Pp2 lacks a small portion of upper outer corner, some other sm. internal defects. Joints partly cracked and spines rubbed. Still an acceptable copy, in both vols. w. the owner's entry in pen (on lower pastedowns) of Andrew Fletcher of Saltoun (1655-1716), Scottish bibliophile, globetrotter, author of political works, member of parliament and friend of the philosopher John Locke. See P.J.M. Willems, Bibliotheca Fletcheriana, the extraordinary library of Andrew Fletcher of Saltoun, Reconstructed and Systematically Arranged (1999). Rare edition of works of Gianmichele Bruto (1516-1594), historian and philologist, historiographer of Poland, later to the emperors Rudolphus II and Maximillian. (2) P. Cunaeus. Orationes argumenti varii (...). Editio nova et Lugdunensi correctior. Printed in Wittemberg by J. Röhner for M. Klosemann in Frankfurt am Oder, 1643 (dated in colophon at the end), (16),307,(5),55,(1) p., woodcut title-vignette, contemp. vellum w. paper letterpiece on spine. First complete edition of the Orationes, containing his collected works without the Republ. Hebraeorum' (see lot 420). And 3 Leipsic imprints of works by J. Carpov (1736), J.G. Sigel (1746) and J.A. Bach (1775). (total 5 works in 6 vols.)

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