Lactantius, Lucius Coelius.
Divinarum Institutionum Libri Septem.
Venice: Aldus Manutius and Andrea Torresani,
Aldus died on 6 February 1515, and his death was announced to the world in the preface to this edition of Lactantius. Giovanni Battista Egnatio (1478–1553), a frequent editor of Aldine editions and the executor of Aldus’s estate, opens his dedication with the phrase “We have recently suffered a grave wound …”
From the collection of G. Scott Clemons.