Armorial Binding. HILARIUS PICTAVIENSIS. Opera.

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Armorial Binding. HILARIUS PICTAVIENSIS. Opera.

HILARIUS PICTAVIENSIS. Opera. Parisiis, Societatis typographicae librorum Oficii Ecclesiastici, 1652

Folio, mm. 385x255; Contemporary armorial binding, full leather, ribbed back, covers and spine richly decorated with a seeded of lily flowers alternating with initial L topped by a royal crown, in the center of the covers a golden circle enclosing the Weapons of the royal family of France gilded cuts; 20 leaves, including half-title and title-page, 303 with 1212 columns, mistakenly num. 1206, 17, all unnumbered. Title page in red and black with large copper engraving, Latin text on two columns. Some traces of use to the binding, restoration to cover reinforced on verso, otherwise good condition.

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Rare edition. Splendid armorial binding of the Royal Family of France. The volume contains the writings of St. Hilary, Bishop of Poitiers, who distinguished himself in the struggle against Arianism: among these, his most famous work, De Trinitate. The Lot is offered with a valid export license.
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