Title: M. Antonii Mureti I.C. et civis Rom. Orationum volumina duo…. Aduiunximus etiam Caroli Sigonii Oratoris disertisissimi Orationes VII, 1601
Author: Marc-Antoine Muret
Publisher: Coloniae Agrippinae, Apud Antonium Hierat
An early 17th century Cologne edition of the complete speeches of the French humanist Marc Antoine Muret, containing both volumes in one, and featuring the Orationes by the Italian humanist Carlo Sigonio. While Muret’s speeches are complete, the last 60 pages of Sigonio’s Orationes are missing.
This volume has been bound in blind stamped pigskin over wooden boards. There are tooled icons to the center of each cover, to the front and rear respectively, though they are faded to the point that it is difficult to discern the figures. There are roll stamped border icons.
Three books bound into one pigskin volume in 12mo, (8)+271, (8)+181+(2), 32 (of 93) pages
On note of condition, this volume is in fair shape, with rubbing and wear to the binding, with heavy scuffing and staining to the boards. There is some foxing and staining throughout, with toning to the pages. The last two pages are torn, with some letter loss to the lower corner.