Antwerp: Plantin/Moretus, 1596; 1595.
First Plantin edition. Folding engraved plate at o1 (p. 288), printer’s device to title page repeated at sectional title for book V and for Analecta, larger device to terminal leaf of Book V, numerous engraved illustrations in text, decorative initials in text, tailpieces at end of Book V and Analecta. Collation: *,**4, A-Z,a-r4,s6; Aa-Zz, AA-NN4, OO6. Note: s6 is a blank leaf. Pp. , 330, [2, blank]; 292, [2, errata], [4, approbatio &c.], [1, colophon (verso blank)]. 1 vols. 4to. Contemporary vellum, edges blue. Lower pastedown from printed waste. Armorial bookplate of Don Mario Ponce de Leon. Some toning to text block, some light marginal dampstaining. Very good plus, handsome copy Adams L781; Cockle 620 (describing 1614 ed.). Item #308633
Attractive copy of the first Plantin edition of Lipsius, finely illustrated, printed by Plantin/Moretus.
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