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CICERO, Marcus Tullius (106 B.C.--43 B.C.)
[Ad Atticum. French. 1709]
Lettres de Ciceron à Atticus. Avec des remarques. Tome premier (-- troisième).
A La Haye, chez Pierre Husson,, 1709.
3 vols ; 15.8 cm. (12º)
I: 268 p. : engr. frontis.
II: 310, [2] p.
III: 297, [3] p.

Books I & II translated by C. Vischard de Saint-Réal, books III & IV by N.H. Mongault. Title-pages printed in red and black, with engraved vignette. The vol. I frontispiece (sig. [A1]) depicting Cicero at a desk in his library receiving a missive by a boy at an open door is the same as that used in the edition printed by Husson in the same year of the Lettres de Cicéron à ses amis (q.v.). With final blank leaves in volumes II and III.

Copy Notes Volume I second front free-endpaper inscribed in ink 0/4/0 / John Soane / 1803 and in pencil 3 V. 4.6. All three volumes are inscribed on free-endpapers in ink WMeyer (partially rubbed out in vol. I). In volume I, sig. A7 is misplaced between A5 and A6.

Binding C18th mottled sheep, gilt-tooled spine compartments, red morocco spine-labels, marbled end-papers, red and blue stained text-block edges.

Reference Number 1037

Additional Names Atticus, Titus Pomponius -- Correspondence; Mongault, Nicolas Hubert de; Vichard, César, abbé de Saint-Réal (1639--1692); Meyer, W.

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