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Author: Strabo
Short Title: Geography. Latin (1494)
Title: De situ orbis / Strabo.
Imprint: Venice: [Joannes Rubeus Vercellensis, 24 Apr. 1494]
Comments and Notes: Text in Latin, with some phrases in Greek. Translated from the Greek by Guarino Veronensis (bks. 1-10) and Gregorio Tifernas (bks. 11-17); edited by Antonio Mancinelli. On t.p., author's name precedes title. Caption title (leaf a5 recto) reads: Strabonis Cappadocis seu Gnosii Amasini scriptoris celeberrimi De situ orbis liber primus. Imprint from Goff. Colophon (leaf &6 recto) reads: Strabonis Amasini Scriptoris illustris geographiae opus finit: q[uo]d Ioa[n]nes Vercelle[n]sis p[ro]pria i[m]pe[n]sa uiue[n]tibus posterisq[ue] exactissima dilige[n]tia i[m]primi curauit. Anno Sal. M.cccclxxxxiiii. die xxiiii aprilis. Leaves printed on both sides; 61 lines per page. Signatures: i-iii8 v-viii8 a-r6 long s6 s-z6 &6. Initial; spaces left for initials; side-notes. Includes index. Bookplate: Burndy Library ... gift of Bern Dibner. Ms. note at top of title leaf recto: Johannes Syg [?]. Some old ms. annotations. Bound in modern half-vellum over green paperboard; title inked on spine and fore-edge.
Smithsonian Call Number: G87 .S88 L1494
ISTC
Goff
Hain-Copinger
GW
Proctor
Polain
UKBYIS00797000-B
S-0797