Opera. Bucolicon; Georgicon; Aeneis. Argumentis et Scholiis Virorum Doctissimorum Illustrata ... Omnia in hoc volumen congesta, & accuratous quam antea edita studio & opera Gregor. Bersmani Annæberge...

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Opera. Bucolicon; Georgicon; Aeneis. Argumentis et Scholiis Virorum Doctissimorum Illustrata ... Omnia in hoc volumen congesta, & accuratous quam antea edita studio & opera Gregor. Bersmani Annæberge...more

Description: woodcut printer's device on title, another at colophon, numerous woodcut vignettes in the text, some full-page, small hole in C3 with the loss of a few letters on recto, a little browned in places, inner margin of title adhering to fly-leaf, obscuring a few letters, pp.[xlviii], 773, [1], small 8vo, contemporary blind stamped pigskin over wooden boards, wide roll tooled borders enclosing a central plaque, the spine at some time painted a dark brown and with a painted red lettering piece in top compartment, 2 brass catches and 1 of 2 clasps, red edges, much thumbed (rendering the motifs unclear) and a bit worn, front paste-down and fly-leaf renewed, almost exactly contemporary ownership inscription on title-page of one Georg [surname illegible] of Bregentz?, dated 1603, sporadic annotations, undelinings, &c, throughout

Publication Details: Leipzig: [colophon:] Imprimebat Michael Lantzenberger. Impensis Henningi Grosii & Valentini Voegelini, 1596

Notes: The woodcuts are repeated from Leipzig editions of 1581, 1584, and 1588. A well-used book, retaining considerable charm.

Bibliography: (Spencer Morgan Collection L1596.1

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Price: £550

Subject: Classics

Published Date: 1596

Stock Number: 64406

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