RICHERIUS (LUDOVICUS COELIUS)  Sicuti antiquarum lectionum commentariat], Venice, Heirs of Aldus the Elder, February 1516

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[RICHERIUS (LUDOVICUS COELIUS)
Sicuti antiquarum lectionum commentariat], [colophon:] Venice, Heirs of Aldus the Elder, February 1516

£ 1,000 - 2,000
US$ 1,300 - 2,500
[RICHERIUS (LUDOVICUS COELIUS)
Sicuti antiquarum lectionum commentariat], Aldine device on final leaf, ruled in red, 10-line opening initial with illuminated coats of arms on 2A2, 5- to 7-line initials supplied in red and blue, paragraph-marks in alternate blue and red, lacks title (supplied in manuscript facsimile), small piece of blank margin cut away from E31, scattered single wormholes (mostly to opening and end), light dampstaining (slightly heavier to upper margin final gathering, softening to final leaf with small loss not touching text), modern pigskin over old wooden boards [Ahmanson-Murphy 143; Renouard 79:11; Adams R450], folio (308 x 210mm.), [colophon:] Venice, Heirs of Aldus the Elder, February 1516

Footnotes

  • First edition of this philological study of the ancient classics, published the year of the author's appointment as Professor of Greek at the University of Milan. Richerius dedicated the present work to Jean Grolier.

    Provenance: "Chalus Chantre 1755", inscription on 2A2.
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