Calepinus. 1508
Lot 1060
CALEPINO, AMBROGIO. 1435-1511. Dictionum latinarum: [et] graecarum i[n]terpres perspicacissimus, omniumq[ue] Cornucopiae vocabulorum i[n]sertor sagacissimus.... Venice: Alexandri de Paganinis for Leonardi Alantsee, 1513.
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CALEPINO, AMBROGIO. 1435-1511.
Dictionum latinarum: [et] graecarum i[n]terpres perspicacissimus, omniumq[ue] Cornucopiae vocabulorum i[n]sertor sagacissimus.... Venice: Alexandri de Paganinis for Leonardi Alantsee, 1513.
Folio (311 x 209 mm). 326 leaves: a-z10 A-I10 K6. Latin and Greek text. Title page in red and black with elaborate interlaced border, opening paragraph of a2 printed in red with headline of same in red and black. Woodcut initials throughout, half-page woodcut printer's device at colophon. Period calf elaborately blind tooled with arc, cross-hatch and diamond designs, brass cornerpieces and claps, manuscript parchment endpapers. Soiling to title page, old dampstaining to margins extending into text throughout (heavier in final quire), endpapers stained, f.f.e.p. chipped, some scuffing to boards, catches and 5 clasps lacking.
Provenance: Comte Henry Chandon de Briailles (bookplates).

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