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Apuleius Madaurensis, Lucius
OPERA [EDITED BY JOHANNES ANDREAS, BISHOP OF ALERIA]. VICENZA: HENRICUS DE SANCTO URSIO, ZENUS (RIGO DI CA ZENO), 9 AUGUST 1488
Estimate
7,00010,000
JUMP TO LOT
52
Apuleius Madaurensis, Lucius
OPERA [EDITED BY JOHANNES ANDREAS, BISHOP OF ALERIA]. VICENZA: HENRICUS DE SANCTO URSIO, ZENUS (RIGO DI CA ZENO), 9 AUGUST 1488
Estimate
7,00010,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Apuleius Madaurensis, Lucius
OPERA [EDITED BY JOHANNES ANDREAS, BISHOP OF ALERIA]. VICENZA: HENRICUS DE SANCTO URSIO, ZENUS (RIGO DI CA ZENO), 9 AUGUST 1488
Median folio (320 x 210mm.), 173 leaves (of 178), A6 a–m8.6 n8 o–x8.6 y z & [con]6, 38 lines plus headline, roman type with some passages in Greek, 3- to 8-line initial spaces, a few early annotations, contemporary stamped calf over wooden boards (probably Venetian), remains of 4 clasps, lacking A1 (blank), A6, z6 and [con]1 (all supplied in facsimile) and [con]6 (blank), A2-5 repaired at edges, a few other small marginal repairs, rebacked and repaired at edges
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Literature

Goff A935; HC 1316; BMC vii 1047; BSB-Ink A-659; Bod-inc A-370; GW 2302

Catalogue Note

This is the second edition, a reprint of the 1469 editio princeps by Sweynheym and Pannartz. As well as the Golden Ass, this volume includes several Platonic texts and the hermetical text Asclepius, whose translation into Latin was previously ascribed to Apuleius.

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