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Fine Books, Western Manuscripts & Works on Paper

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Martialis (Marcus Valerius) Martialis, collation: A-Z8 &8, italic type, initial spaces with guide-letters, lacking final blank, the odd spot, lightly browned, 19th century morocco, gilt, covers with central Aldine anchor devices, rubbed at extremities, g.e., 8vo (162 x 95mm.), [Venice], [Aldus Manutius], [December, 1501].

⁂ Scarce first Aldine edition.

Literature: Adams M689; Ahmanson-Murphy 47; Renouard, Alde, 30:7; EDIT 16 CNCE 36108.

Full Lot Details

Martialis (Marcus Valerius) Martialis, collation: A-Z8 &8, italic type, initial spaces with guide-letters, lacking final blank, the odd spot, lightly browned, 19th century morocco, gilt, covers with central Aldine anchor devices, rubbed at extremities, g.e., 8vo (162 x 95mm.), [Venice], [Aldus Manutius], [December, 1501].

⁂ Scarce first Aldine edition.

Literature: Adams M689; Ahmanson-Murphy 47; Renouard, Alde, 30:7; EDIT 16 CNCE 36108.