ANON. Tractatus de morali. Ethica seu Philosophia Moralis

ANON. Tractatus de morali. Ethica seu Philosophia Moralis

1768

 

 

£ 550

 

 

4to (19.5 x 15.5 cm); 340 pp.; xii index; 14 blanks at end; missing pp. 232-233.  Manuscript on paper; brown ink, one hand throughout; slight ink fading at times, but still readable; in Latin. Ex-libris on top pastedown (with initials AB). 4 pen illustrations mimicking engravings (bust portrait of St Catherine of Alexandria on frontis; T-page with date; profile portrait of Cicero opposite p. 101; representation of St Catherine opposite p. 276; profile portrait of Jean Calvin on opposite p. 281; Appendix t-page opposite p. 340). Minor foxing and damp-staining throughout. Marbled endpapers. Dark tan binding; expertly rebacked spine; spine in six compartments with gilt decoration; gilt titling on spine; a.e.r. Slight wear to covers; corners slightly bumped.