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Introduction to the SIL Incunabula CollectionExplore the Incunabula CollectionVisit the Dibner Library of the History of Science and Technology

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Author: Lucretius Carus, Titus
Short Title: De rerum natura (1486)
Title: T. Lucreti Cari poetae philosophici antiquissimi De rerum natura liber primus [-sextus] ...
Imprint: Verona: Paulus hunc impressit Fridenperger ..., die uigesimo octauo Septembris calen. Octobris [28 Sept.] 1486.
Comments and Notes:
De rerum natura
Title from incipit on leaf a2 recto; imprint from colophon on leaf m7 recto. Signatures: a-m8. Imperfect copy: leaves a1 and m8 [both blanks?] lacking. Bookplate: Burndy Library ... Gift of Bern Dibner. Provenance stamp: F. Liechtenstein. Bibliothek. Leaf a2 recto has a richly colored illuminated manuscript border, done in a late Renaissance style. Some ms. notes in margins. Bound in full marbled calf; gold-tooled spine and covers; raised bands; silk-covered endpapers; all edges gilt; in protective box.
Smithsonian Call Number: PA6482 .A2 1486
ISTC
Goff
Hain-Copinger
GW
Proctor
Polain
UKBYIL00333000-B
L-0333
 
 
 
 

Author: Lucretius Carus, Titus
Short Title: De rerum natura (1495)
Title: T. Lucreti Cari poetae philosophici antiquissimi De rerum natura liber primus [-sextus] ...
Imprint: Venice: per Theodorum de Ragazonibus de Asula dictum Bresanu[m], die iiii Septembris anno domini 1495.
Comments and Notes: Title from incipit on leaf a2 recto; imprint from colophon on leaf q10 recto. Half-title (a1 recto): Lucretius. Signatures: a-p8 q10. Faded Latin ms. writing (for a Life of Lucretius?) on leaf a1 recto; ms. notes in margins scattered throughout. Bound in half vellum over boards; author and title inked on spine. Bookplate: Olive Percival. Bookplate: Burndy Library ... Gift of Bern Dibner.
Smithsonian Call Number: PA6482 .A2 1495
ISTC
Goff
Hain-Copinger
GW
Proctor
Polain
UKBYIL00334000-B
L-0334