Ausonius, Decimus Magnus.
Venice: Aldus Manutius and Andrea Torresani,
The sole Aldine edition of the poet and politician Ausonius (309 – ca. 395 CE), a governor of Gaul and Consul of Rome in 379 CE. His Ephemeris provides important insight into the daily life of an average Roman citizen, and the Mosella describes the landscape, homes, people, and wines of the towns along the Moselle river. An early calf binding with unidentified arms, incorporating a ram’s head, scallops, the word “aliqū” and the Roman numeral XVI.
From the collection of G. Scott Clemons.
Ausonius, Decimus Magnus. , “[Opera]. ,” Grolier Club Exhibitions, accessed June 19, 2018, http://grolierclub.omeka.net/items/show/233.