HIGINIO, CAYO JULIO.
Higinio, Cayo Julio.
Poeticon astronomicon. Printer: Erhardus Ratdolt. Venice, 22nd January 1485. Size: 16 x 24 cm. 56 leaves (112 pages). 44 illustrations, Romanic lettering. ISBN: 84-87988-15-6
Incunabulum printed in Venice, 22nd January 1485 by the famous Erhardus Ratdolt, printer of the drawings of Aldo Manuzio.
The astronomic science of such importance in the XV century is represented in this attractive incunabulum, by the Hispanic-Roman Cayo Julio Higinio (probably from Valencia; c. I b. C.) illustrated with numerous drawings of the signs of the zodiac.
-Our edition: Valencia, 1994. From the copy kept in the
Biblioteca Serrano Morales del Ayuntamiento de Valencia.
-Edition of 3.000 copies, numbered by notary and signed by the printer-publisher.
-Binding: Parchment on wooden board.
-Presentation case cloth lined with gold engraved leather spine containing facsimile.
-Specially made laid paper.
-Optional: Study in Spanish conducted by Francisco Calero, (Professor, senior lecturer of the UNED-Madrid). Included in Bibliofilia Antigua II.