The Third Aldine Homer


ΟΜΗΡΟΥ ΙΛΙΑΣ HOMERI ILIAS [and:] ΟΔΥΣΣΕΙΑ. Βατραχομυομαχια. Υμνοι. ϕβ. VLYSSEA. Batrachomyomachia. Hymni XXXII.

Venice: In aedibus Aldi et Andreae Asulani Soceri, 1524


Two octavo volumes: 16 x 9 cm. I. [1-7]8, A-Z8, AA-LL8, MM6 II. A-z8, A-H8, I4


Two octavo volumes bound in 19th c. blue calf, gilt. With the Aldine anchor and dolphin device (A6) on the title page and the verso of the final leaf in each volume. Fine copies. A few marginal wormholes. This edition reprints Aldus’ letter to Girolamo Aleandro from the first Aldine edition.

Adams H-745; Ahmanson-Murphy 226; Renouard 98:1; Brunet III, p. 269; Graesse III, 326; Hoffmann ii 460