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Silius Italicus, Caius. DE BELLO PUNICO SECUNDO XVII LIBRI NUPER DILIGENTISSIME CASTIGATI. Venice: Aedibus Aldi, July, 1523. 6" x 3.75". 210, [2] leaves. With Aldine woodcut device to title and final leaf. Early vellum over boards, spine stained from covering, minor worming. Old catalogue clipping laid onto front pastedown, inkstamps to title, margin of one text leaf, and final text leaf. One marginal paper repair, some minor worming in places throughout removing some letters, early marginal ink notes in a neat hand. Generally quite clean with only occasional spots of foxing. ************************************** The first Aldine edition of this 17-part epic poem about the Second Punic War. [Adams S.1134; Brunet V, 383]

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[Aldine Press] Silius Italicus. De Bello Punico….

Estimate $300 - $500Mar 25, 2017
4705 Northside Drive
Suite 200
Macon, GA 31210
United States
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