London, South Kensington
18 November 2003
PLAUTUS, Titus Maccius (254?-184 B.C.). Comoediae. Edited, with commentary, by Joannes Baptista Pius. Milan: Uldericus Scinzenzeler, 18 January 1500.
Chancery 2° (289 x 203mm). Roman and a little Greek type, initial spaces with guide-letter, 3 lines printed in red at head of AA2r. (Lacks final register leaf, a little waterstaining in upper margins at the beginning graduating to slightly more severe dampstaining in the middle.) Late 18th-century vellum (a few repairs in spine). Provenance: Franco Bolsone (20th-century signature on title).
HC *13084; BMC VI, 775; Goff P-785.
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