Lot 31 of 221:
Illustrated leaf from 1502 Virgil  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$300
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Original illustrated leaf from Virgil's Opera

Author:
Virgil

Place:
Strassbourg

Publisher:
J. Gruninger

Date:
1502

Description:

Leaf is headed "Argumeta Aeglogae Primae," with large woodcut of shepherds by a stream, one playing a flute, with a town in the background. 28x19 cm 11x7½").

Part-title leaf from the first illustrated edition of Virgil. 


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Several large marginal chips not affecting text or illustration, a few short repaired tears, soiling; good.


 
Item number:
279735
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