Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Claudian; Avianus & Del Rio, Marcus Antonio. Ad Cl Claudiani. Opera. [bound with:] Avianus:Aespoicarum fabularum liber. Antwerp: Officina Plantiniana for the Widow and Jan Moretus, 1596. 16mo. 2 works in 1 vol. A-F8 [incl. F8, blank]; a-b8. 90,[4]. 29,[2]pp. Vellum, soiled; manuscript ex-libris of J.B. P.H. Caque (1720-1787, surgeon with his library stamp dated 1775 and Jean Francois Boissonade (1774-1857, noted Hellenist with his ex-libris on both t.p.s) and H. Gueneau de Mussy (1814-1892, physician, with his engraved bookplate. Printer's device on t.p.s. From the Krown & Spellman Collection. Krown & Spellman retail: $370.00


    More Information:

    Claudian was the last notable representative of the classical tradition in Latin poetry. These notes by the Brabant humanist Martin Del Rio (1551-1608) were first published in 1572. The 42 fables of the Roman fabulist Avianus (fl. A.D. 400), in elegaic metre, a very popular text of the Middle Ages. This text contains a biographical note on the testus Rufus Avianus, another fourth-century Latin writer who had no connection with Avianus. This is the third Plantin edition of these texts published as commentary to Plantin's edition of Claudianus and usually found bound together.       



    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2014
    13th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 9
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 201

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $100,000 (minimum $14), plus 20% of any amount between $100,000 and $1,000,000, plus 12% of any amount over $1,000,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2021 May 2 Luxury Accessories Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    I don’t often do testimonials but in this case I felt truly obligated to thank Heritage Auctions for the extremely professional job your organization did for me.
    Charlie K.,
    Pittsburgh, PA
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search