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[Virgil] Vergilius Maro, Publius: (Schrevel, Cornelis, ed.:)

[Opera] Cum Veterum Omnium Commentariis et Selectis Recentiorum Notis. Nova Editio.

[Virgil] Vergilius Maro, Publius: (Schrevel, Cornelis, ed.:)

[Opera] Cum Veterum Omnium Commentariis et Selectis Recentiorum Notis. Nova Editio. [Lugduni Batavorum] : Ex officina Abraham Commelini, 1646

Description

4to, pp. [xvi], 996, [lvi]. Engraved title-page, woodcut initials. Slightly narrow margin at head edge, small hole to margin of p.3, repaired tear to p.505 not affecting text. Contemporary speckled brown calf prize binding, red morocco label to spine, gilt borders and coat of arms of Hoorn to each board. Spine creased and a little rubbed, small neat repair headcap, edges a bit worn but very good.

Provenance

Stub of excised prize certificate just visible after first gathering. Library inkstamp (Amsterdam?) to title-page verso.

Bibliography

Schweiger, 1169-70; Graesse VI, 340.

Footnote

One notable feature of this edition is Schrevel's use of collations supplied by Nicolas Heinsius, who would later produce his own edition of Virgil, following the work of his father, whose text had been printed by the Elzevirs.

Price

£650.00