"opera Vergiliana" 1528
Lot 5239
VIRGIL. 70-19 B.C.E. Opera Vergiliana cum decem cometis docte & familiariter exposita. BOUND WITH: Aeneis Vergiliana. Lyon: Jacob Mareschal, [1527]-1528.
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VIRGIL. 70-19 B.C.E.
Opera Vergiliana cum decem cometis docte & familiariter exposita. BOUND WITH: Aeneis Vergiliana. Lyon: Jacob Mareschal, [1527]-1528.
2 parts bound together. Folio (335 x 235 mm). +8 a-t8 v10 (v10 blank); ++6 A-2I8 K4 (lacking K4). Title pages printed in red and black. Woodcut vignettes throughout after Sebastian Brandt. Text of Virgil surrounded by commentary in double columns. Edited by Josse Badius. Early full vellum over boards, gilt central device, spine lettered in manuscript. Lacking final leaf in second part (colophon), about 12 leaves with minor loss to shoulder notes primarily from repairs at gutter, C6 with outer margin torn and some loss to text, first title soiled and with old repair to gutter margin, vellum with minor bowing and soiling and a tear at spine head.

Attractive folio edition with cuts after Sebastian Brandt. Adams V473.
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