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

Estimate:

1,000

to
- 1,500 GBP

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

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

Estimate:

1,000

to
- 1,500 GBP

Lot sold:

2,375

GBP

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 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.