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PLATO (427?-347 B.C.) OPERA

Auction:
2109
Lot:
279
Sold for:
$39,100$34,000

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Auction:
Sale #2109 - 2109
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 10, 2001 10:00AM

Description:

PLATO (427?-347 B.C.) OPERA, Venice, Bernardinus de Choris de Cremona & Simon le Luere, 13 August 1491, folio, old calf over boards, bound with rope, sixty-two lines with headline; double column, with illuminated letters and some rubrication, collated and perfect, (marginal worming, pp 1-6 and pp. 364-444, not affecting text, exterior wear). Note: This is the first printed edition of Plato's works.
Estimate $30,000-40,000

Keywords

Simon le Luere, British Columbia, Book design, Folio, Illuminated manuscript, Printing