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M. Tullii Ciceronis De Natura Deorum.

CICERO (Marcus Tullius).

CICERO (Marcus Tullius).

M. Tullii Ciceronis De Natura Deorum Libri Tres. Cum Notis integris Paul. Manucii, Pet. Victorii, Jo. Camerarii, Dion. Lambini, Fulv. Ursini, Joan. Walkeri. Recensuit, Suisque Animadversionibus Illustravit ac Emaculavit Joannes Davisius, Coll. Regin. Cantab. Præses. Editio Quarta.

8vo. [208 x 128 x 35 mm]. [7]ff, 434pp. Near contemporary French (?) binding of red goatskin, the covers with a gilt triple fillet border and a blind arms bloack 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. (Upper headcap neatly repaired, a little rubbed).
Cantabrigiæ [i.e. Cambridge]: sumptibus Cornelii Crownfield, 1736.

The fourth edition, having been previously published in 1718, 1723 and 1733. One of a number of Ciceronian texts edited by John Davies, a younger contemporary and follower of Bentley, to who the work is dedicated. This is a fine copy, in a handsome binding, which is probably French. With a small printed label numbered "1628" on the front pastedown.

Stock no. ebc2758

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