Oct 27, 2020 - Sale 2549

Sale 2549 - Lot 90

Price Realized: $ 1,125
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 600 - $ 800
Macrobius, Ambrosius Aurelius Theodosius (fl. circa 400 CE)
In Somnium Scipionis ex Ciceronis VI Libro de Rep. Eruditissima Explanatio.

Venice: in Aedibus Aldi & Andreae Soceri, 1528.

First Aldine edition, octavo, *8, X8 (two final leaves of the signature blank & present), a-z8, &8, A-Q8, R4 (R3 blank & present, R4 with woodcut device only present), illustrated with seven text woodcut text diagrams, including a small world map; small abraded hole to text leaf 273 with slight loss of text; bound in handsome 18th century red French sheepskin, spine tooled in ornate gilt compartments, spine label, aeg, marbled endleaves, nicely preserved, 6 1/2 x 3 3/4 in.

Renouard page 165 no. 2, 1528; Adams M-62.