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Venice: Baptista de Tortis, October 5, 1498, :  2-354, [1 blank] leaves with large printer's mark to recto of penultimate leaf. Large (30 x 44 cm) 6.5 kg folio in original full vellum over beveled wooden boards; light and dark alternating spine bands, two fully functional figured catches with a medieval 7-link iron chain to rear board, complete with book-swivel and pole-loop. Extensively rubricated in red and blue; text with occasional contemporary notes. Latin manuscript vellum used to back spine. An absolutely unsophisticated copy. a-zâ¸ [&]â¸ [con]â¸ [rum]â¸ A-Râ¸ S-Tâ¶. Last leaf T6 blank.