A Dutch armorial prize binding from Leiden with Latin text, dated 1709


M Minucii Felicis: Octavius. Cornelium Boutenstein [Lugduni Batavorum] Leiden 1709. Octavo [8 x 5ins]. Full vellum gilt with arms of Leiden to both boards, spine ruled in five compartments, titled by hand in ink at head of spine, excellent condition. There have been tape ties to the boards but they are now lacking. Old presentation inscription to front free endpaper “To Edward Leatham with the best wishes of his sincere friend, J B Braithwaite”.

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