LOT 331
SOLD €480,00

Justus Lipsius. Convolute of 3 works; (1) Saturnalium sermonum libri duo

Qui de Gladiatoribus*. Noviter correcti, aucti, & formis aeneis illustrati. Antw., Chr. Plantinum, 1585, (8),175,(1 blank),(7) p., w. woodcut printer's mark on title-p., 3 (of 4) fold engr. plates, 12 full-p. engr. ills., contemp. calf, both sides w. central laurel wreath ornament, gilt and ribbed spine, 4to.

On the convolute: Occas. sm. internal defects/ repairs, such as tears on folds of plates, the binding a bit ageworn, but in good condition. First free endpaper with a nice owner's annotation by M. Bondet, dated 1624. Bound with: (2) De amphithatro liber (...). Ibid., idem, 1585, 76,(4),(2),85-104 p., w. woodcut printer's mark on title-p., 4 fold. engr. plates and 3 ills. (2x full-p.) (3) De constantia libri duo (...). Ibid., idem, 1585, new rev. ed., (16),112,(15) p. Ad 1: Lacks one plate. Voet 1557. Second Plantin edition (first: 1582) of this treatise on gladiators Labore et Constantia 292; Bibl. Belgica III, I, 502; cf. Thimm p.167, listing the edition of 1604; Pardoel 1536; Lipperheide Be 8. Ad 2: Lacks final 2 lvs. Voet 1532B. Ad 3: Voet 1535A bis.

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