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    Sale 5140

    Fine Printed Books Including Modern First Editions & Miniature Books

    25 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 92

    VIRGILIUS MARO, Publius. Vergilius cum co[m]entariis quinqu[e], with the commentaries of Servius, Landinus, Mancinellus, Donatus and Calderinus. Venice: Bartholomaeus de Zanis for Octavianus Scotus, 31 July 1493. 357 (of 366) leaves, 62 lines of commentary round text, and headline, roman letter, Scotus' small black-on-white woodcut device on penultimate page, several large woodcut initials (lacks L6-8 and M1-6, fore-margins of first quire repaired with loss of text, fore-margins of quires t-& corroded through damp and with loss of text, several other faults and defects). Provenance: 16th-century price (vjs) at head of title - several 17th-century notes on same page. Copinger 6072; BMC V-189; Mambelli 72; Goff V-189. [Bound with:]

    Price Realised  

    VIRGILIUS MARO, Publius. Vergilius cum co[m]entariis quinqu[e], with the commentaries of Servius, Landinus, Mancinellus, Donatus and Calderinus. Venice: Bartholomaeus de Zanis for Octavianus Scotus, 31 July 1493. 357 (of 366) leaves, 62 lines of commentary round text, and headline, roman letter, Scotus' small black-on-white woodcut device on penultimate page, several large woodcut initials (lacks L6-8 and M1-6, fore-margins of first quire repaired with loss of text, fore-margins of quires t-& corroded through damp and with loss of text, several other faults and defects). Provenance: 16th-century price (vjs) at head of title - several 17th-century notes on same page. Copinger 6072; BMC V-189; Mambelli 72; Goff V-189. [Bound with:]
    JUVENALIS, Decimus Junius. [Satyrae], with the commentaries of Domitius Calderinus and Georgius Valla and other matter. [Turin: Nicolaus de Benedictis and Jacobinus Suigus, 8 October 1494]. 93 (of 136) leaves, 53 lines of commentary round text, and headline, roman letter, title printed in red, woodcut initials (lacks e1&2 and all after m7, fore-margin of last 3 leaves repaired and with slight loss, most fore-margins waterstained). HC 9707; IGI 5599; BMC VII, 1058; Goff J-660. 2 works in one volume, 2° (283 x 190mm). 20th-century buckram. Sold not subject to return.


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