SOLINUS (GAIUS JULIUS) Polyhistor, sive De mirilibus mundi, Brescia, J. Britannicus, 1490 [but Venice, after 1500]
Lot 217
SOLINUS (GAIUS JULIUS) Polyhistor, sive De mirilibus mundi, Brescia, J. Britannicus, 1490 [but Venice, after 1500]
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SOLINUS (GAIUS JULIUS)
Polyhistor, sive de mirilibus mundi [etc.], [edited, with an index, by Bartolinus Atriensis], 39 leaves (of 40, without blank), 45 lines, Roman type, one historiated woodcut initial, capital spaces with guide letter, later calf-backed boards, worn [ISTC is00624000; BSB-Ink S-488; Goff S624; GW M42816; HC(+Add) 14883*; ; IGI V p.104], folio (300 x 200mm.), Brescia, Jacobus Britannicus, 20 November, 1498 [but Venice, Petrus de Quarengiis, Bergomensis?, after 1500]

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  • A reprint of the Brescia edition of 20 November 1498, retaining its colophon but with fewer leaves. See illustration on preceding page.
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