Virgil with fine woodcuts 1536-37
20 000-25 000 SEK
VIRGIL, PUBLIUS MARO (VERGILIUS). Opera accuratissime castigata. I-III. Venice, Lucantonio Giunta, 1536-1537.
Folio. (296x205 mm.). Title within ornamental woodcut border and 113 woodcuts in the text, many almost full-page (of 115, lacking 2 woodcuts), large woodcut initials. Lacking 5 leaves: Mm4-5 and 3 leaves at the end of part 3 (ff 4-7). Date in colophon 1536.
Binding of full vellum (c. 1700), spine with title label, crack to outer front hinge, stained, partly worn to spine, speckled edges. Title mounted to margins and with small black owner´s stamp. Some worming touching the first and last leaves, some slight foxing. Signature of Petrus Gauterius (?) on blank leaf after leaf 143 in part I and in initial on leaf 77 in part II. 3 parts in one volume.
Illustrated edition. Lackling 5 leaves. Essling, no. 70.