London, South Kensington
18 November 2003
VALLUS, Furius. In Rolandinum Pistrini vernam illaudatum. [Milan: Joannes Angelus Scinzenzeler, c.1500.]
Chancery 2° (276 x 196mm). Roman and a little Greek type, initial spaces with guide-letter. (A little stained at the end.) Vellum binding made from part of a leaf of an 18th-century antiphonal.
The rare pseudonymous reply, written in pure invective, to Rolandinus Panatus's equally immoderate attack on Parrhasius's commentary on Claudianus' Carmen de raptu Proserpinae. Reichling 1414; not in BMC; Goff V-87 (Huntington only).
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