Description
VIRGILE.
Opera. S.l.n.d. to colophon]: Venice, Antonius Bartholomei Miscomini, October 1486 [sic for 1476]. Large volume in folio, cold-stamped brown calf on ais, flat pages decorated with a panel drawn by fillets crossing at the corners and decorated with a compartmentalized decoration of lozenges charged with small flowers and a fleur-de-lis, spine ribbed, remains of metal clasps, leather tabs (contemporary binding).
GW, M49821. - Copinger, 6044. - Pellechet, 11632. - Goff, V-167.
Precious Venetian incunabulum edition of the works of Virgil, commented by the Latin grammarian Servius.
Printed in Roman characters.
Attractive copy, rubbed and annotated by an assiduous reader of the 16th century, preserved in its first Germanic binding.
Pen inscriptions on the guards and ancient manuscript ex-libris (16th and early 17th centuries), one of which is dated 1617, apparently by a man named Adrianus Lindemans (?) of the Abbey of Saint-Tron (Belgium).
From the Hans Furstenberg Library (ex-libris).
Some stains. Binding rubbed and restored with caps, corners and hinges.
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France - 75008 Paris