Lot 9 of 429:
Saint Thomas Aquinas, Summa Theologica 1610  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$450
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
S. Thomae Aquinatis Summa Totius Theologiae
Author:
Aquinas, Thomas
Place:
Atrebati [Arras, France]
Publisher:
Ex Officina Guilielmi Riverii
Date:
1610
Description:

3 parts in one volume. [14], 216, [8], 220, [14], 341, [13], 208, 165, [180] pp. Title vignettes; head and tail pieces; initials; title page in red and black, printed In double columns; margin notes; double line, black borders. (Folio) 38x23 cm (15x9½"), period paneled calf elaborately tooled in black, rebacked with later calf, raised spine bands, red morocco spine label lettered in gilt.

Contains the three parts of the Summa theologica, followed by the Supplement as well as the indexes. The Summa Theologiae is the best-known work of Thomas Aquinas. Although unfinished, the Summa is "one of the classics of the history of philosophy and one of the most influential works of Western literature." A solid, handsome copy.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
General wear to calf with some darkening, chipping, occasional wormhole, rubbing to extremities; paper tape reinforcement to hinges, some wormholing at gutter in first portion of volume not affecting text, interior bright with occasional light foxing; very good.
 
Item number:
306890
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