Auction 443 / Lot n° 85

[ALDINA] CATONE (234-149 a.C.); VARRONE (116-27 a.C); COLUMELLA (4 – 70 d.C.); PALLADIO Rutilio Tauro (IV secolo d.C.) - Libri de re rustica. Venice: Aldus, 1514. An edition curated by the humanist Giovanni Giocondo following the editio princeps published by Jenson in 1472 and dedicated to Pope Leo X. 8vo (187 x 134mm). Printer's device on title, diagrams and illustrations in text (without final leaves replaced with manuscript text, somewhat cropped, browned title, light waterstainig to first leaves, repaired wormhole at inner margin of bbii). 18th-century vellum with manuscript title on spine, red edges, green silk bookmark. Provenance: some contemporary annotations - Ignace Genova (ex libris; merchant) - M. Ant. Gor. (ownership inscription on title).

Auction: 22 January 2018 at 15:00

Estimate 300 - 500€

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