Author:Boethius; Anicius Manlius Severinus Boetius; Richard Preston (Trans. & Ed. )

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Anicius Manlius Severinus Boetius, of the Consolation of Philosophy. in Five Books; Made English and Illustrated with Notes by Richard Preston

By: Boethius; Anicius Manlius Severinus Boetius; Richard Preston (Trans. & Ed. )

Price: $800.00

Publisher: London, Printed By J. D. for Awnsham and John Churchill, At the Black Swan: 1695

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 26053

Condition: Good


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 246 pages; Soundly bound in contemporary or near contemporary leather. 1st edition of the Preston translation. Recently rebacked in an entirely sympathetic leather treatment. Leather boards with shallow pitting uniformly across the boards, likely a result of the flecking chemical used. Original blank endpages retained; rear pastedown has had an ownership inscription rubbed and watered away with rub through to the board in a dime sized spot; ghost of inscription offset to facing blank. Tea colored damp line halos the front endpages. Short tear in the front margin o... View more info