Auction 458 / Lot n° 93

ATENAGORA DI ATENE (133-190 d.C) - Apologia pro Christianis, ad imperatores Antoninum & Commodum. Eiusdem, De resurrectione mortuorum. Ginevra: Henri Estienne, 1557 [LEGATO CON:] EUNAPIO (347-414 d.C.) De vitis philosophorum et sophistarum. Colonia: Stoer, 1616. First edition of the Apologia, a work valued for the ricollection of the pagan rituals in ancient Rome. 2 works in one volume, 8vo (158 x 98mm). First work with Greek text followed by Latin; second work with woodcut initials and headpieces, Greek and Latin text on two columns (light browning). 19th-century calf with arms of Guillaume Pavée de Vendeuvre, title on spine label, marbled edges. Provenance: Guillaume Pavée de Vendeuvre (1779-1870; binding).

Auction: 24 September 2019 at 15:00

Estimate € 400 - 600

Sold € 750