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  • Exceptional rare Aldine Press of Homer's The Odyssey


    The Odyssey.

    Venice: Aldine Press, 1524.

    Rare third Aldine edition of Homer’s The Odyssey. Small octavo, original vellum with the title to the spine in manuscript, with woodcut Aldine device to title and final colophon leaf. In excellent condition with some minor toning to the leaves. Exceptionally rare, with only two having appeared at auction in the last 80 years. This is one of the earliest obtainable examples of Homer’s landmark work.

    Price: $20,000.00

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