Description
AULU GELLE.
Noctium atticarum. Paris, [printed by Nicolas du Pré for] Enguilbert & Jean de Marnef, s.d. [1518]. In-4, half brown basane, fawn basane boards, decorated spine, red edges, lining and endpapers from Augsburg (Binding from the 18th century).
Moreau, t. II, n°1828. - Renouard, Josse Bade, t. II, p. 468, n°9.
Copy of the Parisian edition given by Josse Bade in 1517, the title placed in a woodcut frame.
Les Nuits attiques is the most famous collection by Aulu-Gelle, 2nd century Roman grammarian.
The binding, lined with a fine specimen of gilt paper from Augsburg, was made in the 18th century abroad, probably in a workshop across the Rhine.
Large bookplate General J. Doreau, dated 1932.
Moulding on the title and a few leaves. Yellowed title page, consolidated in the inner margin, traces of verses touching the first 22 leaves, removing letters from the text and headlines. Very used binding.
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France - 75008 Paris