CLAUDIANUS, Claudius (d. ca. 404). Opera. Edited by Thaddaeus Ugoletus. Parma: Angelus Ugoletus, 23 April 1493.

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CLAUDIANUS, Claudius (d. ca. 404). Opera. Edited by Thaddaeus Ugoletus. Parma: Angelus Ugoletus, 23 April 1493.

Chancery 4o (193 x 139 mm). Collation: a-o8 p-t6 (a1r title, a1v editor's preface, a2r text, t6r commendatory poem to the editor by Bernardinus Saxoguidanus, t6v device). 141 leaves (of 142, lacking a1). 36 lines. Type: 2:81R. 2- and 4-line initial spaces, most with printed guide letters. (Lacks first leaf, occasional marginal dampstaining, marginal repairs in first quire.) 19th-century vellum over pasteboard.

Provenance: Tolosa, Spain, parish library (letterpress label on front pastedown: Aprobosé en Doct. Crist. en la Parroquial de Tolosa, año de 1831) -- Walter Goldwater (sale, Swann Galleries, 1 December 1983, lot 109).

Second edition, the first edited by Thaddeus Ugoletus, of the collected works of the last great Latin classical poet. HCR 5371; BMC VII, 945 (IA. 30351); BSB-Ink.C-425; GW 7060; IGI 3004; Pr 6868; Goff C-702.
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