Lot 2: ALDINE PRESS CATULLUS, CAIUS VALERIUS; TIBULLUS, ALBIUS; and PROPERTIUS, SEXTUS. [Carmina.] 1502
May 15, 2012
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: CATULLUS, CAIUS VALERIUS; TIBULLUS, ALBIUS; and PROPERTIUS, SEXTUS. [Carmina.]  leaves, including penultimate leaf with colophon and final leaf with authors' names on verso. 8vo, 18th-century gilt-panelled vellum, covers warped, lettering piece off; some light foxing, minor stains and soiling at beginning and end, scattered marginalia imperfectly washed out. (Venice: Aldus Manutius, 1502)
Notes: first aldine edition; first state of title, with "Propetius." Renouard, page 39.