1586 Works VIRGIL Aeneid Georgics Mythology SPANISH Commentary Fabricius FOLIO

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“Audaces fortuna iuvat- (Fortune favors the bold).”

― Virgil

 

Virgil is regularly considered one of the greatest Roman poets. His epic poems, ‘Eclogues,’ ‘Georgics,’ and ‘Aeneid’ are some of the most important works of western literature and describe mythology, medicine, astronomy, war and military, rhetoric, agriculture, and more!

 

This 1586 printing of the works of Virgil is an exemplary edition created by Georg Fabricius who incorporated the highly desirable commentary of a famous Spanish humanist, Juan Luis Vives. Fabricius. In addition to the commentary, Fabricius included countless annotations and additional notes by various contributors such as Pomponio Leto Sabino, Joannes Hartung, Filippo Beroaldo, Claudius Donato, Adriaan Baarland, James of the Cross, Matthew Dabercusius, Marcus Probus, and dozens more.

 

Roman poetry, collected by a German historian, with Spanish commentary, published in Switzerland, bound with armorial stamp on the boards. A truly unique piece printed in folio!

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1586 Works VIRGIL Aeneid Georgics Mythology SPANISH Commentary Fabricius FOLIO

 

“Audaces fortuna iuvat- (Fortune favors the bold).”

― Virgil

 

Virgil is regularly considered one of the greatest Roman poets. His epic poems, ‘Eclogues,’ ‘Georgics,’ and ‘Aeneid’ are some of the most important works of western literature and describe mythology, medicine, astronomy, war and military, rhetoric, agriculture, and more!

 

This 1586 printing of the works of Virgil is an exemplary edition created by Georg Fabricius who incorporated the highly desirable commentary of a famous Spanish humanist, Juan Luis Vives. Fabricius. In addition to the commentary, Fabricius included countless annotations and additional notes by various contributors such as Pomponio Leto Sabino, Joannes Hartung, Filippo Beroaldo, Claudius Donato, Adriaan Baarland, James of the Cross, Matthew Dabercusius, Marcus Probus, and dozens more.

 

Roman poetry, collected by a German historian, with Spanish commentary, published in Switzerland, bound with armorial stamp on the boards. A truly unique piece printed in folio!

 

Item number: #3369

Price: $1500

 

VIRGIL

 

Pub. Vergilii Maronis Opera, quae quidem extant omnia : cum iustis et doctis in Bucolica, Georgica et Aeneida commentariis Tib. Donati et Servii Honorati summa cura ac fide à Georgio Fabricio Chemnicense primò collectis et emendatis. Accesserunt usdem probi grammatici pomponii Sabini, Phil. Beroaldi, Ioan. Hartungi, Iod. Willichij, Georg Fabricii, Bonfinis, Joa. Ludovici Viuis, Adriani Barlandi, &aliorum Annotationes utilissimae, Omnia ab innumeris mendis vindicata, Quaedam etiam ex Autographis novissime castigata. Una cum locuplete rerum ac verborum.

 

Basileæ : Per Sebastianvm Henricpetri, [1586]

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • [13], 2174, [23]
    • Signatures: α-β6, a-z6 A-Z6 Aa-Zz6 Aaa-Zzz6 Aaaa6 Bbbb10
    • Folio
  • References: VD16 V 1387; USTC 688704; Heckethorn, Printers of Basle, 159; Adams V 515
  • Language: Latin
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Size: ~12.25in X 8in (31cm x 20.5cm)
  • Very rare

 

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3369

Categories

Classical Greco-Roman

Literature

Authors

VIRGIL

Printing Date

16th Century

Language

Latin

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete