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1505 Aesop Vita Et Fabellae Earl of Spencer Althorp Copy Aldine Press
Apud Aldum, 1505. Condition: Good. Click here to see our other books! Vita Et Fabellae cum Interpretatione Latina Aesop 1505 Apud Aldum : Venice 10" by 7" [4], 59-142, 1-172, [1]pp SUMMARY A very scarce early Aldine work regarding Greek allegorical techniques. A highly sought after first edition printing from the famous Aldine Press. First Edition,Leather Binding,Very Scarce Overall Condition: Very Good Indeed This book weighs 1 KG when packed Australia Postage: £ Free UK Postage: £ 3.99 US Postage: £ 22.99 EU Postage: £ 16.99 European Postage: £ 17.99 Asia Postage: £ 22.99 Worldwide Postage: £ 28.99 DESCRIPTION Rebound, in a lovely morocco binding by C and C McLeish. McLeish started his binding career at the Doves Bindery before starting a partnership with his sons as C & C Mcleish from 1909 to 1949. This book is from the Spencer library at Althorp Northamptonshire. With the bookplate of the Earl of Spencer's arms and pressmark B65. The Aldine Press was the printing office started by Aldus Manutius in 1494 in Venice. The first book appearing under his name was published in 1495. The press was the first to issue printed books in octavo and is also famous for introducing italics. In Greek. Adams A278; Ahmanson-Murphy 93; Renouard 49:6. Early manuscript title to the second blank, with original woodcut Aldine printer's device laid down. Marginalia in Greek and Latin by an early hand throughout. This work contains 85 leaves only, and therefore is lacking the first sixty-five leaves. Lacking the fables and life of Aesop. Retaining leaves d6-o4. This work retains the accompanying … [Click Below for Full Description]
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