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18 November 2003
JUVENALIS, Decimus Junius (60-140). Satyrae. Commentary by Domitius Calderinus and Georgius Valla. [Venice]: Bonetus Locatellus, 8 March 1492.
PERSIUS FLACCUS, Aulus (34-62). Satyrae. Commentary by Johannes Britannicus and Bartholomaeus Fontius. Venice: Bartholomaeus de Ragazonibus, 17 January 1492/3.
Two works in one volume, median 2° (310 x 208mm). Roman and Greek type. I: printer's device at end, woodcut historiated initials with some (?possibly later) hand-colouring, paragraph marks in red or blue. II: first initial in mosaic gold on a patterened blue ground, other initials in red or blue, paragraph marks in red. (Corners of title and last quire repaired, some staining and browning, a few wormholes and repaired wormtracks with slight loss of text.) 19th-century tan morocco, tooled in gilt and blind, flat spine, gilt edges (rubbed at extremities).
I: H *9705; Polain (B) 2400; BMC V, 439; Goff J-658. With variant in line-break on title; '...vide/licet...'. II: HC *12737; BMC V, 536; Goff P-354.
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