1486 1ed OVID Fasti Tristia Ponto Roman Mythology COMPLETE INCUNABLE Incunabula

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Ovid was a 1st-century BC Roman poet most-known for his poems on mythology. This exceedingly rare and valuable 1486 incunable printing includes the following major works: (see below for full list).

  • Fasti’ – a series of fictional reports from Roman gods on the origins of Roman holidays and customs.
  • Tristia’ – a collection of Ovid’s letters written while in exile, focusing his anguish over missing his wife and friends
  • Epistulae ex Ponto’ – work on the history of Scythia Minor, following the lives of Pauulus Fabius Maximus and Sextus Pompeius.

 

This 1486 first Nouaria edition is the first volume of the complete works of Ovid. The second volume, which includes ‘Metamorphoses’, was not published until the following year. This tome is entirely complete in itself and was originally published as a standalone tome.

 

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1486 1ed OVID Fasti Tristia Ponto Roman Mythology COMPLETE INCUNABLE Incunabula

 

Ovid was a 1st-century BC Roman poet most-known for his poems on mythology. This exceedingly rare and valuable 1486 incunable printing includes the following major works: (see below for full list).

  • Fasti’ – a series of fictional reports from Roman gods on the origins of Roman holidays and customs.
  • Tristia’ – a collection of Ovid’s letters written while in exile, focusing his anguish over missing his wife and friends
  • Epistulae ex Ponto’ – work on the history of Scythia Minor, following the lives of Pauulus Fabius Maximus and Sextus Pompeius.

 

This 1486 first Nouaria edition is the first volume of the complete works of Ovid. The second volume, which includes ‘Metamorphoses’, was not published until the following year. This tome is entirely complete in itself and was originally published as a standalone tome.

 

Item number: #19944

Price: $9500

 

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  1. Oui. Nasonis Sulmonensis poetae clarissimi Heroidum alias epistolarum, liber vnicus incipit

 

Impressum Veneciis : Per Bernardinum de Nouaria, die xxvii Nouembris McccLxxxvi [1486]. First edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages;
    • [228] leaves – leaves [1] and [67] blank
    • Signatures: v.1: a-g⁸ h¹⁰ i-m⁸ n⁶ o-z⁸ &⁸ 2a-2c⁸ 2d-2e⁶
    • *this volume is entirely complete in itself containing the following works:
      • Heroides
      • Amores
      • Ars Amandi
      • De Remedio Amoris
      • Ibis
      • Fasti
      • Tristia
      • Epistolae ex Ponto
      • De pulice
      • De Philomena
      • De medicamine faciei
      • De nuce
      • Consolatio ad Liviam
    • References: Goff O 134; GW M 28924; Hain/Copinger 12143; Proctor 4944; BMC V, 400
    • Language: Latin
    • Binding: Vellum; secure
    • Size: ~12.5in X 8.25in (32cm x 21cm)
    • Exceedingly rare, valuable, and desirable

 

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19944

Categories

Classical Greco-Roman

Literature

Authors

OVID

Printing Date

1450-1501 Incunable

Language

Latin

Binding

Vellum

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete