Auction 423 / Lot n° 631

STRABONE (c. 64/63 a.C.-23 d.C.) - Valentinus Curio lectori, en tibi lector studiose Strabonis Geographicorum commentarius. Basel: Valentino Curio, 1523. Complete book of 16th century from Swiss area. Folio (320 x 196mm). Many woodcut decorations including the title within a frame divided into vignettes with characters from the ancient world, the second leaf and a1 recto with fine frames, woodcut columns mostly with architectural theme, headpieces and initials, printer's device on the last folio, at &7 verso registrum and errata (light spotting, browning, light foxing, some staining at the margins, at quires Y, Z and & a sign of worm at the margin). Modern light vellum (lightly rubbed). Provenance: two stamps removed on the title, some handwritten notes.

Auction: 23 May 2018 at 15:30

Estimate € 400 - 600

Sold € 380
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