Celsus, Medicinae libri VIII, Venice, Aldus, 1528, later calf
Celsus, Medicinae libri VIII, Venice, Aldus, 1528, later calf
Celsus, Medicinae libri VIII, Venice, Aldus, 1528, later calf
Celsus, Medicinae libri VIII, Venice, Aldus, 1528, later calf
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Celsus, Medicinae libri VIII, Venice, Aldus, 1528, later calf

Estimate: 800 - 1,200 GBP

Celsus, Medicinae libri VIII, Venice, Aldus, 1528, later calf

Estimate: 800 - 1,200 GBP

Lot Sold:1,062GBP

Lot Details

Description

CELSUS

Medicinae libri VIII... Quinti Sereni liber de medicina... Accedit index in Celsum, et Serenum sane quam copiosus. (Venice: heirs of Aldus and Andrea Torresano, March 1528)


4to (215 x 131mm.), woodcut Aldine device on title-page and final verso, text in italics, with blank leaf t4, later calf, manuscript note erased from foot of title-page, other small stains where manuscript notes have been washed, binding slightly scraped


This first Aldine edition of the medical works of Celsus and Serenus, was one of the last books printed before the death of Andrea Torresani in October that year. It was edited by Giovanni Battista Egnazio and dedicated to Cardinal Ercole Gonzaga, who had provided him with a copy of the text.


LITERATURE:

Edit16 10745; Cataldi Palau 113; Eimas 21; Renouard 105/1

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Celsus, Medicinae libri VIII, Venice, Aldus, 1528, later calf
Celsus, Medicinae libri VIII, Venice, Aldus, 1528, later calf
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