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    [Medicine]. [Galen of Pergamon]. Framed Title Page from Galeni Liborum pars Prima, Quorum Indicem vi Pagina Continet. Venice: Aldus, 1525. Krown & Spellman retail: $2,500. Matted and framed to an overall size of approximately 18 x 14 inches. Single leaf with three horizontal folding creases. Some toning, soiling, creasing and chipping with some tearing and minor loss along edges. Owner's ink inscription along top margin, "1525" in ink below text. Some minor rubbing to wooden frame. Very good. From the Krown & Spellman Collection.
    Editio Princeps. Aldine's largest publication of text, producing all the known Greek texts of Galen and changing medical scholarship forever. The rarest and most sought after of Aldine books.


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