HOMER [Works in Greek] Ilias and Ulyssea. Batrachomyomachia. Hymni XXXII, 2 vol., Venice, Heirs of Aldus the Elder, April 1524
Lot 43
HOMER
[Works in Greek] Ilias and Ulyssea. Batrachomyomachia. Hymni XXXII, 2 vol., [colophon:] Venice, Heirs of Aldus the Elder, April 1524
Sold for £5,625 (US$ 8,802) inc. premium

Lot Details
HOMER [Works in Greek] Ilias and Ulyssea. Batrachomyomachia. Hymni XXXII, 2 vol., Venice, Heirs of Aldus the Elder, April 1524 HOMER [Works in Greek] Ilias and Ulyssea. Batrachomyomachia. Hymni XXXII, 2 vol., Venice, Heirs of Aldus the Elder, April 1524 HOMER [Works in Greek] Ilias and Ulyssea. Batrachomyomachia. Hymni XXXII, 2 vol., Venice, Heirs of Aldus the Elder, April 1524
HOMER
[Works in Greek] Ilias and Ulyssea. Batrachomyomachia. Hymni XXXII, 2 vol., titles in Greek and Latin, Aldine device on titles and verso of the final leaf in each volume, a little very light foxing and browning to first and final few leaves, late eighteenth century red morocco gilt, g.e., spines very slightly faded [Ahmanson-Murphy 226; Renouard 98:1; Adams H745; Brunet III, p. 269; Graesse III, 326], 8vo (162 x 10mm.), [colophon:] Venice, Heirs of Aldus the Elder, April 1524

Footnotes

  • A fine clean copy of the third Aldine edition, printed in Greek throughout except for the two letters in Latin from Aldus to Girolamo Aleandro, which were reprinted from the first Aldine edition. The first volume contains the Iliad and Herodotus' Life of Homer, and the second comprises the Odyssey and Homeric Hymns.

    Provenance: Sir Robert Horton.
Auction information

This auction is now finished. If you are interested in consigning in future auctions, please contact the specialist department. If you have queries about lots purchased in this auction, please contact customer services.

Buyers' Obligations

ALL BIDDERS MUST AGREE THAT THEY HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD BONHAMS' CONDITIONS OF SALE AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THEM, AND AGREE TO PAY THE BUYER'S PREMIUM AND ANY OTHER CHARGES MENTIONED IN THE NOTICE TO BIDDERS. THIS AFFECTS THE BIDDERS LEGAL RIGHTS.

If you have any complaints or questions about the Conditions of Sale, please contact your nearest customer services team.

Buyers' Premium and Charges

For all Sales categories excluding Wine, Coins & Medals and Motor Cars and Motorcycles:

Buyer's Premium Rates
25% on the first £50,000 of the Hammer Price
20% from £50,001 to £1,000,000 the Hammer Price
12% from £1,000,001 of the Hammer Price

VAT at the current rate of 20% will be added to the Buyer's Premium and charges excluding Artists Resale Right.

Payment Notices

Payment in advance: by cash, check with banker's card, credit card, bank draft or traveler's cheque.

Payment at collection: by credit or debit card.

Credit card charges: a surcharge of 2% is applicable when using Mastercard, Visa and overseas debit cards.

Shipping Notices

For information and estimates on domestic and international shipping as well as export licenses please contact Bonhams Shipping Department.

Lot symbols
Exempt from tax

Zero rated for VAT, no VAT will be added to the Hammer Price or the Buyer's Premium.

Contacts
  1. Simon Roberts
    Specialist - Books, Maps, Manuscripts and Historical Photographs
    Bonhams
    Work
    Montpelier Street
    London, United Kingdom SW7 1HH
    Work +44 20 7393 3828
    FaxFax: +44 20 7393 3879
Similar Items