Venice: Aldus, 1497.
First Edition. Hardcover (rebound in leather). Very Good Condition. Item #046958
Later leather, worn and rubbed, final spine compartment torn. Browning and dampstaining mostly confined to lower margin, heavier on last few pages, a few leaves creased, hole touching text on final two text leaves, obscuring a small section of text on final text leaf. Endpapers replaced, some worming in inner margin at end and a few final leaves with a small paper repair to wormed portion; penciled page numbers here and there; about very good overall. 185 leaves, lacking front and rear blank. Kii final word spelled absente, second leaf aii. Ahmanson-Murphy 15
The editio princeps of Iamblichus' study of ritual magic and most of the other Neoplatonic texts collected here (Albinus on Plato was first printed in 1472 by Bembo and the Pythagorean Golden Verses first appeared in Greek in 1495). A central text of the Renaissance, the vehicle for the dissemination of Neoplatonic philosophy
Size: Folio. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Literature & Literary; Philosophy. Inventory No: 046958.