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M. Tullii Ciceronis Academica.

CICERO (Marcus Tullius).

CICERO (Marcus Tullius).

M. Tullii Ciceronis Academica Recensuit Variorum Notis Suas Immiscuit, Et Hadr. Turnebi Petrique Fabri Commentarios Adjunxit Joannes Davisius Coll. Regin. Cantab Praeses. Editio Secunda Emendata, Notis Auctior & Indice Rerum Locupletiori.

8vo. [204 x 127 x 32 mm]. [4]ff, 399, [1] pp. Near contemporary French (?) binding of red goatskin, the covers with a gilt triple fillet border and a blind arms block at the centre of the front cover. The spine divided into six panels with gilt compartments, lettered in the second on a brown goatskin label, the others with a fleuron and sprigs, the edges of the boards tooled with a gilt fillet, the turn-ins with a gilt roll, marbled endleaves, gilt edges. (Tips of the corners worn).
Cantabrigiæ [i.e. Cambridge]: sumptibus Cornelii Crownfield, 1736.

First published in 1725 this second edition was revised and considerably expanded. One of a number of Ciceronian texts edited by John Davies, a younger contemporary and follower of Bentley. This is a fine copy, in a handsome binding, which is probably French. With a small printed label numbered "1535" on the front pastedown.

Stock no. ebc2757

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