STATIUS (PUBLIUS PAPINIUS) Opera, Venice, 1483
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STATIUS (PUBLIUS PAPINIUS) Opera, Venice, 1483
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STATIUS (PUBLIUS PAPINIUS)
Opera, first edition, 229 leaves (of 230, without initial blank which appears to be an early insertion in other copies), 60 lines of commentary surrounding the text and headlines, Roman type, capital spaces blank (except first with large guide letter in ink), a few wormholes (including to opening leaves, 2 just touching letters, trail affecting text of final gathering n), dampstain at inner margin towards end, ink annotations in 2 early hands in a few margins, blindstamp in margin of 3 leaves, late nineteenth century calf, slightly worn [ISTC is00691000; BMC V 278; BSB-Ink S-536; Goff S691; GW M43268; HC 14976*; IGI 9144], folio (310 x 200mm.), [Venice, Octavianus Scotus, 2 December 1483]

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  • EDITIO PRINCEPS of the collected works of the Roman poet Statius (c.45-96 AD).
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