Historia naturalis. Ed: Philippus Beroaldus.

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Record ID: 
159405
Check List Number: 
ChL 941G
Accession number: 
PML 128510
Author: 
Pliny, the Elder.
Published: 
Venice : Marinus Saracenus, 14 May 1487.
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(fol.)
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Full morocco over wooden boards, tooled in blind, outer border tooled in a knotwork pattern, the covers tooled with triple fillets to a triple frame enclosing a central panel, the border, frames and panel decorated with tools assigned to Belluno Bindery A by Hobson, four catchplates on lower cover, one clasp (of four), six raised bands on spine forming four compartments tooled in a saltire pattern. The cover design resembles De Marinis 1577, reproduced on plate CCLXVII. Like five other books described in the Berès catalogue, this one has the initials BC stamped on the front cover, with a fore-edge painting by Cesare Vecellio or one of his assistants.
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Provenance: Thomas Brooke (bookplate), Bibliothèque Pillone (label of Pierre Berès, numbered 48 in ms.
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