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Short Title: Scriptores rei rusticae (1499)
Title: Opera agricolationum Columellae, Varronis, Catonisq[ue], necnon Palladii / cum exscriptionibus & comme[n]tariis D. Philippi Beroaldi
Imprint: Reggio Emilia: [Franciscus de Mazalibus, 20 Nov. 1499]
Comments and Notes: This collection is sometimes known as the Scriptores rei rusticae. Text chiefly in Latin, with some words and phrases in Greek. Edited by Filippo Beroaldo, after Giorgio Merula and Francesco Colucia. Imprint from Goff. Colophon (leaf D5 verso) reads: Opera agricolationum Columellae, Varronis, Catonisq[ue], necnon Palladii, cu[m] excriptionibus .D. Philippi Beroaldi co[m]me[n]tariisq[ue]. Impressa Regii impe[n]sis Fra[n]cisci Mazali Regien[sis]. Imperante diuo Hereule [i.e. Hercule] Este[m]. MCCCCLXXXXVIIII. Die XX. Nouembris. Leaves printed on both sides; 44 lines of text, 53-56 lines of commentary per page. Signatures: 2a10 a-s8 t-u6 x-z8 &8 [con]8 [rum]8 A-C8 D6. Leaf 2a10 is blank. Caption title on leaf a1 recto printed in red. Initials; side-notes; publisher's device on leaf D6 recto. Bookplate: Burndy Library … gift of Bern Dibner. Bookseller's label: Librairie ancienne et moderne de Frederik Muller, Amsterdam … Rubricated throughout in red and blue inks; illuminated large initial on leaf a1 recto. Bound in old full calf; gilt-stamped spine; sprinkled edges; re-backed. With binder's title: Rei rusticae scriptores.
Smithsonian Call Number: f S491 .O612 1499
ISTC
Goff
Hain-Copinger
GW
Proctor
Polain
UKBYIS00350000-B
S-0350
14570*
 
7257
3480