Lot 440: Homer [Greek]. Ulyssea. Batrachomyomachia. Hymni xxxii [with: the Lives of Homer by Herodutus, Plutach and Dio Chrysostom], 2 parts in 1 volume (of 2), Venice, Heirs of Aldus the Elder, June 1517. . . . .

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Lot 439: Homer [Greek]. Ulyssea. Batrachomyomachia. Hymni xxxii [with: the Lives of Homer by Herodutus, Plutach and Dio Chrysostom], 2 parts in 1 volume (of 2), Venice, Heirs of Aldus the Elder, June 1517, title in Greek and Latin, text in Greek, Aldine device on title and at end of first part, capital spaces with guide letters, final two leaves of first part and first leaf of Life misgathered and bound at rear, some spotting and soiling throughout, occasional lower margin worming not affecting text, old ink notes and partial Aldine device colouring at rear, 20th-century manuscript note and library label at front, later sheep with old morocco gilt reback, rubbed and some corner wear, 8vo (156 x 85mm) Second Aldine edition of the Odyssey, bound with 1-7.8 which can be found attached to either volume of Iliad or Odyssey. Adams H742; Renouard 80.3. (1) Dominic Winter's Travel & Natural History Maps, Prints & Sporting Art Early Printed Books Military History Wednesday, 11th November 2015 Estimate: £600-800
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