SCRIPTORES Scriptores Historiae Augustae, 2 parts in one vol., Venice, 1490
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SCRIPTORES Scriptores Historiae Augustae, 2 parts in one vol., Venice, 1490
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Scriptores Historiae Augustae, 2 parts in one vol., 172 leaves, 54 lines, Roman letter, capital spaces with initials in alternating red and blue, numerous scholarly ink annotations in the margins, early inscription partially obscured (with old paper label) on verso of aii, some browning and occasional light dampstaining (mostly marginal), opening leaf with tear repaired, seventeenth-century vellum, some loss and wormholes to spine [ISTC is00342000; BMC V 417; Goff S342; GW M44247; GW M44253; HC 14563*], folio (295 x 208 mm.), Venice, Joannes Rubeus Vercellensis & Albertinus Vercllensis, 15 July, 1490

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  • "This edition was begun by Rubeus before October, 1489 and interrupted at the end of quire C...", with some copies completed by Rizus (BMC).
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