Macrobius, In somnium Scipionis, Venice, 1501, modern tooled calf in plateresque style
Macrobius, In somnium Scipionis, Venice, 1501, modern tooled calf in plateresque style
Macrobius, In somnium Scipionis, Venice, 1501, modern tooled calf in plateresque style
Macrobius, In somnium Scipionis, Venice, 1501, modern tooled calf in plateresque style
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Macrobius, In somnium Scipionis, Venice, 1501, modern tooled calf in plateresque style

Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 GBP

Macrobius, In somnium Scipionis, Venice, 1501, modern tooled calf in plateresque style

Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 GBP

Lot Sold:2,375GBP

Lot Details

Description

MACROBIUS, AMBROSIUS AURELIUS THEODOSIUS

[In somnium Scipionis] De somno Scipionis nec non de Saturnalibus libri. (Brescia: Angelo Britannico, 18 January 1501)


folio (306 x 202mm.), text in Latin and Greek, initial spaces, woodcut diagrams and map, a few neat early annotations, modern tooled calf in plateresque style, slipcase, a few very small marginal wormholes


LITERATURE:

Edit16 23222; Sander 4076; Shirley 13


PROVENANCE:

Daniel Torrittanus and his son Aurelius, inscription on title-page; Colección Alfageme Fontanals, name stamped on spine

Condition Report

Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate.


We are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE.

Macrobius, In somnium Scipionis, Venice, 1501, modern tooled calf in plateresque style
Macrobius, In somnium Scipionis, Venice, 1501, modern tooled calf in plateresque style
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