Auction 423 / Lot n° 538

BESSARIONE, Cardinale e Patriarca di Costantinopoli (1403-1472) - Quae hoc in volumine tractantur Bessarionis Cardinalis Niceni [..] eiusdem Metaphysicorum Aristotelis XIIII librorum translatio. Venice: Aldo Manuzio e Andrea Torresano, 1516. Reprint of the edition of 1503, with the treatises of Aristotle and Theophrastus added to the second part. 2 vols. in one, folio (313 x 215mm). Latin text with Greek additions, printer device on two titles and at the end, a3 wrongly signed a2 (restored the title and last leaf with device, wormholes in the whole volume mainly in the inferior margin, title browned). Later vellum with calf label on spine, lightblue edges (traces of possible removed ex libris at front endpaper, heavily rubbed at plates, some light soiling, panels lightly bowed). Provenance: some manuscript annotations (XVI-XVII centuries?).

Auction: 23 May 2018 at 15:30

Estimate 500 - 800€

Sold 750€
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