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    Sale 7471

    Valuable Printed Books and Manuscripts

    14 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 147

    SILIUS ITALICUS, Caius (25-101). De bello punico secundo. Venice: Aldus and Andreas Asulanus, July 1523.

    Price Realised  

    SILIUS ITALICUS, Caius (25-101). De bello punico secundo. Venice: Aldus and Andreas Asulanus, July 1523.

    8° (159 x 93mm). Printer's device on title and verso of final leaf. (Occasional minor soiling.) 18th-century red morocco, spine gilt in compartments with black morocco label, sides with frames and central arabesque tooled in gilt, mottled edges (minor rubbing to the extremities). FIRST AND ONLY ALDINE EDITION, handsomely bound. Adams S-1134; Renouard 98.6.


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