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Claudianus (Claudius) Opera Quam Diligentissime Castigata, Quorum Indicem in Sequenti Pagina Reperies, edited by Francesco Torreansi, first Aldine edition, collation: a-y8, woodcut printer's device to title and verso of final f., multiple early ink marginal notes between q7-s2 (partially erased), book label front pastedown, light marginal damp-staining to initial 6 ff. and final c.28 ff., a few instances of spotting, nineteenth century calf, upper cover with central blind-stamped arms of 1st Duke of Sutherland, extremities a little scuffed, small 8vo (c.152 x 91mm.), [Venice], [House of Aldus & Andrea Torresani], 1523.

⁂ Provenance: purportedly from the library of Rembrandt, with [?]erroneous ink inscription to front free endpaper 'Rembrandt van Ryn/ 1646'; George Granville Leverson-Gower, 1st Duke of Sutherland (arms to upper cover).

Literature: Adams C2073; Ahmanson-Murphy 218; Renouard, Alde, 96:1; EDIT 16 CNCE 12668.

Description

Claudianus (Claudius) Opera Quam Diligentissime Castigata, Quorum Indicem in Sequenti Pagina Reperies, edited by Francesco Torreansi, first Aldine edition, collation: a-y8, woodcut printer's device to title and verso of final f., multiple early ink marginal notes between q7-s2 (partially erased), book label front pastedown, light marginal damp-staining to initial 6 ff. and final c.28 ff., a few instances of spotting, nineteenth century calf, upper cover with central blind-stamped arms of 1st Duke of Sutherland, extremities a little scuffed, small 8vo (c.152 x 91mm.), [Venice], [House of Aldus & Andrea Torresani], 1523.

⁂ Provenance: purportedly from the library of Rembrandt, with [?]erroneous ink inscription to front free endpaper 'Rembrandt van Ryn/ 1646'; George Granville Leverson-Gower, 1st Duke of Sutherland (arms to upper cover).

Literature: Adams C2073; Ahmanson-Murphy 218; Renouard, Alde, 96:1; EDIT 16 CNCE 12668.

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