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Lucian of Samosata (b. 115 AD) Opera

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2621B
Lot:
377
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$246$200

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2621B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 18, 2012 11:00AM

Description:

Lucian of Samosata (b. 115 AD) Opera. Basel: Petrus, 1563.
Octavo, text printed in parallel columns of Greek and Latin throughout, ex libris Jacob de Bue, S.J. (1728-1808), with another ownership signature on title, and a stamp covered with a circle of paper; bound in full contemporary parchment, yapp edges, slightly out of shape, ties lost.
Lucian was a satirist who specialized in mocking Christians.
Estimate $400-600

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Jacob de Bue, Ancient history, Humanities

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