Macrobius, In somnium Scipionis, Venice, 1501, modern tooled calf in plateresque style
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
Edit16 23222; Sander 4076; Shirley 13
Daniel Torrittanus and his son Aurelius, inscription on title-page; Colección Alfageme Fontanals, name stamped on spine
Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate.
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