Alexander Aphrodisiensis, In topica Aristotelis commentarii, Venice, Aldus, 1513, later half calf
Alexander Aphrodisiensis, In topica Aristotelis commentarii, Venice, Aldus, 1513, later half calf
Alexander Aphrodisiensis, In topica Aristotelis commentarii, Venice, Aldus, 1513, later half calf
Alexander Aphrodisiensis, In topica Aristotelis commentarii, Venice, Aldus, 1513, later half calf
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Alexander Aphrodisiensis, In topica Aristotelis commentarii, Venice, Aldus, 1513, later half calf

Estimate: 3,000 - 4,000 GBP

Alexander Aphrodisiensis, In topica Aristotelis commentarii, Venice, Aldus, 1513, later half calf

Estimate: 3,000 - 4,000 GBP

Lot Sold:6,875GBP

Description

ALEXANDER APHRODISIENSIS

In Topica Aristotelis, commentarii [edited by Marcus Musurus]. (Venice: Aldus and Andrea Torresano, September 1513)


Super-Chancery folio (306 x 196mm.), text in Greek, dedication letter dated February 1514, woodcut Aldine device on title-page and final leaf (otherwise blank), with blank leaf between pp.14-15, eighteenth-century calf-backed boards, binding slightly rubbed

FIRST EDITION of the Greek text of a commentary on Aristotle's Topics, by the pre-eminent Aristotelian commentator Alexander of Aphrodisias (fl. c. 200 AD), issued to complement Aldus's earlier printing of the complete works of Aristotle.


LITERATURE:

Aldo Manuzio tipografo 120; Edit16 1034; Renouard 62/5; UCLA 118

Condition Report

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Alexander Aphrodisiensis, In topica Aristotelis commentarii, Venice, Aldus, 1513, later half calf
Alexander Aphrodisiensis, In topica Aristotelis commentarii, Venice, Aldus, 1513, later half calf
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