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The Resource Aristotelous Politikōn biblia oktō : Aristotelis De optimo statu reip. libri octo

Aristotelous Politikōn biblia oktō : Aristotelis De optimo statu reip. libri octo

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Aristotelous Politikōn biblia oktō : Aristotelis De optimo statu reip. libri octo
Title
Aristotelous Politikōn biblia oktō
Title remainder
Aristotelis De optimo statu reip. libri octo
Title variation
  • Politikōn biblia oktō
  • Aristotelis De optimo statu reip. libri octo
  • De optimo statu reip. libri octo
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Contributor
Editor
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Subject
Genre
Language
  • grc
  • lat
  • grc
Summary
First edition of Aristotle's Politics, edited by the Florentine humanist Pietro Vettori, generally considered the greatest Greek scholar of Italy; see J.E. Sandys, History of classical scholarship, vol. 2, page 105
Member of
Cataloging source
EMT
Citation location within source
  • no. 283
  • CNCE 2937
  • page 52
Citation source
  • Decia, D. I Giunti tipografi editori di Firenze 1497-1570
  • EDIT 16
  • Short-title catalogue of books printed in Italy and of Italian books printed in other countries from 1465 to 1600 now in the British Museum
Index
no index present
Language note
Text in Greek, with preface in Latin
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Aristotelous Politikōn biblia oktō : Aristotelis De optimo statu reip. libri octo
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • First part of title romanized from Greek
  • Signatures: *2 A-N8
  • Woodcuts: printer's device on title page and verso of last leaf (N8), depicting the Giunta lily plant entwined with a serpent, its skin lying below on the ground, flanked by the words of motto "Nouus exorior" ; see F. Ascarelli, Tipografia cinquecentina italiana, figure 50); large white historiated initials
  • Text printed in Greek type; dedicatory preface in large roman type
  • Dedicatory preface by Pietro Vettori, addressed to the Florentine, Giovanni della Casa, archbishop of Benevento, and dated May 15, 1552 in Florence ("Florentia. Idib. Quint. M. D. LII")
  • Errata compiled by Pietro Vettori: pages [1]-[3] of final sequence
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm (4to)
Extent
[8], 5-104 [i.e. 204], [4] pages
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: entirely untrimmed copy, preserving all original deckle edges; bound in contemporary limp vellum; later manuscript spine title in Greek; remnants of two pair of suede ties along fore-edges of covers. Contemporary gift inscription on title page addressed to a young man, perhaps a student, Johannes Ducar [?] by the German humanist Johannes Caselius (Johannes Kessel), who edited numerous editions of Aristotles' works, in some cases in collaboration with Pietro Vettori. Purchase, E.K. Schreiber, 1996.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)38270762
  • ucoclc38270762
Label
Aristotelous Politikōn biblia oktō : Aristotelis De optimo statu reip. libri octo
Publication
Note
  • First part of title romanized from Greek
  • Signatures: *2 A-N8
  • Woodcuts: printer's device on title page and verso of last leaf (N8), depicting the Giunta lily plant entwined with a serpent, its skin lying below on the ground, flanked by the words of motto "Nouus exorior" ; see F. Ascarelli, Tipografia cinquecentina italiana, figure 50); large white historiated initials
  • Text printed in Greek type; dedicatory preface in large roman type
  • Dedicatory preface by Pietro Vettori, addressed to the Florentine, Giovanni della Casa, archbishop of Benevento, and dated May 15, 1552 in Florence ("Florentia. Idib. Quint. M. D. LII")
  • Errata compiled by Pietro Vettori: pages [1]-[3] of final sequence
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm (4to)
Extent
[8], 5-104 [i.e. 204], [4] pages
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: entirely untrimmed copy, preserving all original deckle edges; bound in contemporary limp vellum; later manuscript spine title in Greek; remnants of two pair of suede ties along fore-edges of covers. Contemporary gift inscription on title page addressed to a young man, perhaps a student, Johannes Ducar [?] by the German humanist Johannes Caselius (Johannes Kessel), who edited numerous editions of Aristotles' works, in some cases in collaboration with Pietro Vettori. Purchase, E.K. Schreiber, 1996.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)38270762
  • ucoclc38270762

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