Lot 339: Horace. Bernardini Parthenii Spilimbergii In Q. Horatii Flacci Carmina atq[ue] Epodos commentarii, quibus Poetae artificium, & uia ad imitationem, atq[ue] ad Poetice scribendum aperitur..., 2 parts in one, Venice: Dominicum Nicolinum, 1584, [title, 6pp.], 5, p., 178 [i.e. 176], 61 leaves, engraved title surrounded by architectural border with male and female figures, preliminary leaves incomplete (lacking 20 pages i.e. 10 leaves), errors in foliation with leaves 73-74 in first part omitted and some leaves wrongly numbered, all edges gilt, bookplate of College des Grassins (Collegium Grassinaeum) to front free endpaper, 17th century brown morocco, elaborate gilt decoration incorporating repeated fleur de lis motif, gilt armorial of Collegium Grassinaeum to centre of each board, 4to. Adams H934. UK institutional copies collate as ,5,p.,178; ,5-61 leaves. (1)
Dominic Winter's Travel & Natural History, Early Printed Books, Maps, Globes & Decorative Prints, Science & Mathematics, Bookbinding Equipment Auction July 2015
Wednesday, 15th July 2015
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