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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: Plutarch
Short Title: Lives. Latin (1496)
Title: Plutarchi uitae.
Imprint: Venice: Per Bartolameu[m] de Zanis de Portesio, anno n[ost]ri Saluatoris 1496 die octo mensis Iunius.
Comments and Notes: Includes lives of Hannibal, Scipio Africanus, and Carolus Magnus by Donatus Acciaiolus; of Agesilaus by Xenophon (attributed to Plutarch); of Cicero by Leonardus Brunus Aretinus (attributed to Plutarch); of Evagoras by Isocrates; of T. Pomponius Atticus by Cornelius Nepos; of Plato by Guarinus Veronensis; of Aristoteles by Leonardus Brunus Aretinus (attributed to Guarinus); and of Homer, ascribed to Herodotus. Translation of: Bioi paralleloi. Imprint from colophon (leaf S8 recto). Signatures: a-r8 s10 A-S8. Leaves printed on both sides; 62 lines per page. Decorative woodcut border and ill. on leaf a2 recto. Initials; guide-letters. "Caroli Magni uiri illustris uita per Donatum Acciolum edita" --Leaves S4 verso-S8 recto. Register: leaf s10 verso. Leaf f4 is repeated once in sequence; leaf f5 is lacking, but with no loss of text. Bookplate: Burndy Library ... gift of Bern Dibner. Bookseller's ticket: ... Arthur Lauria ... Paris. Printed bookseller's catalogue description of this ed. on front pastedown. Some ms. notes and markings in the margins. Old full vellum binding over paper boards.
Smithsonian Call Number: PA4373 .V6 1496
ISTC
Goff
Hain-Copinger
GW
Proctor
Polain
UKBYIP00834000-B
P-0834