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Strada's 1557 Epitome, Bound in Vellum Manuscript Leaf

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Strada's 1557 Epitome, Bound in Vellum Manuscript Leaf
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Strada, Jacob de. EPITOME THESAURI ANTIQUITATUM, HOC EST, IMPP. ROM. ORIENTALIUM ET OCCIDENTALIUM ICONUM, ... Tiguri (Zürich), 1557. 8vo, bound in a 15th- or 16th-century vellum manuscript leaf with German writing on both sides; housed in custom-made maroon cloth book box, gilt. Blank leaf, (72), 335, (1) pages; woodcut printer's device on title; woodcut initial; hundreds of attractive engravings of ancient coins in white on a black background throughout the text. Text block removed from binding, though intact. Manuscript notations on opening blank and free pastedown. Vellum dark; moderate general wear, including some worm holes to title not affecting text. Very good or so. See catalogue for full description.