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The Resource Appiani Alexandrini sophistae De ciuilibus Romanoru[m] bellis historiarum libri quinque ; : Eiusdem libri sex Illyricus, Celticus, Libycus, Syrius, Parthicus, & Mithridaticus & Romanae historiae proœmium. P. Vellei Paterculi Historiae Romanae duo volumina

Appiani Alexandrini sophistae De ciuilibus Romanoru[m] bellis historiarum libri quinque ; : Eiusdem libri sex Illyricus, Celticus, Libycus, Syrius, Parthicus, & Mithridaticus & Romanae historiae proœmium. P. Vellei Paterculi Historiae Romanae duo volumina

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Appiani Alexandrini sophistae De ciuilibus Romanoru[m] bellis historiarum libri quinque ; : Eiusdem libri sex Illyricus, Celticus, Libycus, Syrius, Parthicus, & Mithridaticus & Romanae historiae proœmium. P. Vellei Paterculi Historiae Romanae duo volumina
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Appiani Alexandrini sophistae De ciuilibus Romanoru[m] bellis historiarum libri quinque ;
Title remainder
Eiusdem libri sex Illyricus, Celticus, Libycus, Syrius, Parthicus, & Mithridaticus & Romanae historiae proœmium. P. Vellei Paterculi Historiae Romanae duo volumina
Title variation
  • Appiani Alexandrini sophistæ De civilibus Romanorum bellis historiarum libri quinque
  • De ciuilibus Romanorum bellis historiarum libri quinque
  • De civilibus Romanorum bellis historiarum libri quinque
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Wood engraver
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Language
lat
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EUM
Citation location within source
  • A-1345
  • 18:569
Citation source
  • Adams
  • NUC pre-1956
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Appiani Alexandrini sophistae De ciuilibus Romanoru[m] bellis historiarum libri quinque ; : Eiusdem libri sex Illyricus, Celticus, Libycus, Syrius, Parthicus, & Mithridaticus & Romanae historiae proœmium. P. Vellei Paterculi Historiae Romanae duo volumina
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Note
  • Colophon of Part 1 (leaf T6r) reads: "Typis excudebat Michael Vascosanus, ann. M.D. XXXVIII. Cal. Feb." [1 Feb. 1538]
  • Colophon of Part 2 (leaf c5r) reads: "Parissi in aedibus Michaelis Vascosani mense Februario, anno M.D. XXXVIII."
  • First part translated by Pier Candido Decembrio, as stated in the caption title at the beginning of each book
  • The second part, containing Velleius Paterculus's Historiae Romanae, has separate title page (leaf aa1r): "P. Vellei Paterculi Historiae Romanae duo volumina, ad M. Vinicium Cos. progeneru[m] Tiberii Caesaris, per Beatum Rhenanum Selestadiensem ab interitu vtcunque vindicata"; with imprint: "Parisiis ex officina Michaelis Vascosani, 1538". Pagination and register are separate
  • Signatures: 2A8 2B10 A-C8 D-E6 F-H8 I6 K-R8 S-T6 aa10 a-b8 c6; B2 signed "BAii"; c6 blank
  • Woodcuts: title pages have woodcut architectural border featuring cherubs and portrait medallions, attributed to Oronce Finé, previously used by Vascosan's father-in-law, Jodocus Badius Ascensius (Renouard, no. 3); border frames Vascosan's printing-press device in center, labeled "Prelum Asce[n]sianum;" each book in first part begins with a large (14-line) floriated or foliated initial, designed by Oronce Finé, and previously used by Ascensius, including a white-vine initial on black criblé background; smaller criblé and historiated initials. Part 2 has woodcut head-pieces featuring flowers and insects
  • Text printed in roman type; printed marginal notes in smaller roman type; index letters placed every ten lines along inner margins
  • Includes indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
33 cm (folio)
Extent
2 parts in 1 ([36], 283, [1]; [20], 41, [1] pages)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: bound in 18th-century calf; gilt spine panels; gold-stamped orange letterpiece with spine title "Appiani Historia;" mottled red and brown edges. Seventeenth-century ownership inscription on title page: "Cl. Ign. Hugon Can. Bisunt." of Claude Ignace Hugon, canon of Besançon. Purchased from the collection of Dr. Augustin Dévé of Beauvais, France, 1983. For background on the Devé purchase, see UCLA Librarian 36, no. 7 (July/August 1983):50-51.
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  • (OCoLC)827195767
  • ucoclc827195767
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Appiani Alexandrini sophistae De ciuilibus Romanoru[m] bellis historiarum libri quinque ; : Eiusdem libri sex Illyricus, Celticus, Libycus, Syrius, Parthicus, & Mithridaticus & Romanae historiae proœmium. P. Vellei Paterculi Historiae Romanae duo volumina
Publication
Note
  • Colophon of Part 1 (leaf T6r) reads: "Typis excudebat Michael Vascosanus, ann. M.D. XXXVIII. Cal. Feb." [1 Feb. 1538]
  • Colophon of Part 2 (leaf c5r) reads: "Parissi in aedibus Michaelis Vascosani mense Februario, anno M.D. XXXVIII."
  • First part translated by Pier Candido Decembrio, as stated in the caption title at the beginning of each book
  • The second part, containing Velleius Paterculus's Historiae Romanae, has separate title page (leaf aa1r): "P. Vellei Paterculi Historiae Romanae duo volumina, ad M. Vinicium Cos. progeneru[m] Tiberii Caesaris, per Beatum Rhenanum Selestadiensem ab interitu vtcunque vindicata"; with imprint: "Parisiis ex officina Michaelis Vascosani, 1538". Pagination and register are separate
  • Signatures: 2A8 2B10 A-C8 D-E6 F-H8 I6 K-R8 S-T6 aa10 a-b8 c6; B2 signed "BAii"; c6 blank
  • Woodcuts: title pages have woodcut architectural border featuring cherubs and portrait medallions, attributed to Oronce Finé, previously used by Vascosan's father-in-law, Jodocus Badius Ascensius (Renouard, no. 3); border frames Vascosan's printing-press device in center, labeled "Prelum Asce[n]sianum;" each book in first part begins with a large (14-line) floriated or foliated initial, designed by Oronce Finé, and previously used by Ascensius, including a white-vine initial on black criblé background; smaller criblé and historiated initials. Part 2 has woodcut head-pieces featuring flowers and insects
  • Text printed in roman type; printed marginal notes in smaller roman type; index letters placed every ten lines along inner margins
  • Includes indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
33 cm (folio)
Extent
2 parts in 1 ([36], 283, [1]; [20], 41, [1] pages)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: bound in 18th-century calf; gilt spine panels; gold-stamped orange letterpiece with spine title "Appiani Historia;" mottled red and brown edges. Seventeenth-century ownership inscription on title page: "Cl. Ign. Hugon Can. Bisunt." of Claude Ignace Hugon, canon of Besançon. Purchased from the collection of Dr. Augustin Dévé of Beauvais, France, 1983. For background on the Devé purchase, see UCLA Librarian 36, no. 7 (July/August 1983):50-51.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)827195767
  • ucoclc827195767

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