Q. Horatii Flacci Methodus, De Arte Poetica ...

Cologno (Niccolò)

Q. Horatii Flacci Methodus, De Arte Poetica ...

Exposita quomodo antehac ab alio nemine.

Description: woodcut ornament on title, a woodcut head and tailpiece, woodcut printer's device at colophon, paper flaw in C11, exacerbated by the printing process with the loss of a couple of short words and 3 or 4 letters, a little browned, and title spotted, pp. [vi], 134, [1, colphon], 33 blank], 12mo, later (?early 18th-century) marbled wrappers, blue edges (faded or darkened), slightly worn

Publication Details: Amberg: Michael Forster, 1601

Notes: This text was first published in Bergamo in 1587 in 4to, and gave rise to 'a fierce dispute over how to read Horace's Ars poetica' (for an account and references see Christopher Carlsmith, A Renaissance Education: Schooling in Bergamo and the Venetian Republic, 1500-1650, Toronto, 2010, p. 339). Cologno was a native of Bergamo, and was professor of philosophy at Padua (where Harvey matriculated in early 1600). He died in 1602. This copy was once part of a Sammelband, witness the traces of a tab to the fore-margin of the title....more

Bibliography: (VD17 3:308568A)

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Subject: Classics

Published Date: 1601

Stock Number: 67093

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