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Lot nr:1012
Book nr:30406
Author:CLAUDIANUS, Claudus
Title:Opera. Quam diligentissimae castigata, quorum indicem in sequeni pagina reperies
Town:Venetiis
Publisher:Aldus
Year:1523
Description:Small 8vo, 176 ff, woodcut printer's device on title page and on last page. Some ink stains and old annotations. Good copy. Full vellum binding, blue edges, morocco title piece
Note:Heraldic ex libris J.B. Recanati (1715). First Aldine edition. Ref. Adams C-2073 ; Ahmanson-Murphy 218 ; Renouard, Alde, 96:1.
Poet at the court of Emperor Honorius, much of Claudianus' poetry celebrates Honorius, his deeds, ministers and marriage. Claudianus is renowned for his Rape of Proserpine, a retelling of the mythological story of the abduction of Proserpine by Pluto
Price:€300 - €400
Sellingprice:€800
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