Oct 27, 2020 - Sale 2549

Sale 2549 - Lot 66

Price Realized: $ 3,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
Hierocles of Alexandria (fl. circa 430 CE)
In Aureos versus Pythagorae Opusculum.

Rome: Johann Besicken and Sigismundus Mayer, 19 December 1493.

Quarto, a-h8 (a1 blank & present) 64 of 64 leaves; third incunabula edition, translated from Greek to Latin by Joannes Aurispa (1376-1459); text in single column roman letter throughout; period or near-period manuscript title to first blank.

[bound after] Georg Sauermann (1492-1527) Proc. Caes. Ad Principes Christianos de Religione ac Communi Concordia, Rome: [Ludovico degli Arrighi], quarto, A-T4, V6 (V6 blank & present), text in single column, italic type throughout, strong impression; evidence of bearers to title page; the two bound together in limp parchment, likely sixteenth century; this copy sold at Swann Galleries September 13, 1956.

Hierocles: Goff H153; HC 8547*; GfT 2188; Klebs 516.3; Walsh 1498; Bod-inc H-079; Sheppard 3163, 3164; Pr 3978; BMC IV 139; BSB-Ink H-236; GW 12411. Sauermann: Adams S-453.