Treatise on Neoplatonic philosophy in the form of a commentary on Cicero's Somnium Scipionis, written in the early 5th century A. D. and first published in 1472, containing extensive incidental remarks on cosmology and the sciences.
8vo° (155x110 mm). Contemporary vellum , with binding getting loose as well as the spine , but nothing serious..In all good condition.
collation, - blank , 279, , with wood cut emblem at colophon, and with 6 woodblock diagrams in the text,with the famous map of the world and the globe with the climatic bands.
Slight traces of foxing here and there, while in the last 100 pp, trace of stains on top as from photo.
Internally pretty good for its age .
This was the first popular pocket edition of Macrobius's influential text.
This printing includes a slightly developed form of the famous Macrobian world map with its massive southern continent.
- Nombre de livres
- Auteur/ Illustrateur
- Macrobius Ambrosius Aurelius Theodosius
- Titre du livre
- Hoc volumine continentur. Macrobij interpretatio in somnium Scipionis a Cicerone confictum. Eiusdem
- Bon état
- Année de publication de l’ouvrage le plus ancien
- Édition illustrée
- Langue originale
- Firenze - Giunti Filippo
- Autre - voir description
- Nombre de pages
- 155×110 mm