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The Resource Auli Gellij luculentissimi scriptoris Noctes Atticae

Auli Gellij luculentissimi scriptoris Noctes Atticae

Label
Auli Gellij luculentissimi scriptoris Noctes Atticae
Title
Auli Gellij luculentissimi scriptoris Noctes Atticae
Title variation
Avli Gellii lvcvlentissimi scriptoris Noctes Atticae
Creator
Contributor
Printer
Subject
Genre
Language
lat
Summary
Aulus Gellius's second century collection of essays on literature, philology, grammar, history, philosophy and natural science, composed, as indicated in the title, during the winter nights at the author's home in Attica.
Member of
Cataloging source
HHG
Citation location within source
  • II:376
  • G-356
  • CNCE 20608
Citation source
  • Schweiger, F.L.A. Bibliographisches Lexicon der gesamten Literatur der Römer
  • Adams, H.M. Catalogue of books printed on the continent of Europe, 1501-1600, in Cambridge libraries
  • EDIT 16
Index
index present
LC call number
PA6390
LC item number
.A2 1544
Literary form
non fiction
Summary expansion
They were put together for the entertainment and instruction of Gellius's children and are particularly valuable for preserving numerous fragments from otherwise lost classical writers. This edition appears to be based on the Petrus Schade, or Mosellanus, edition of 1520
Label
Auli Gellij luculentissimi scriptoris Noctes Atticae
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Printer from colophon
  • Includes index
  • Signatures: [superscript pi]a-[superscript pi]d8 a-z8 A-O8
  • Woodcuts: the Ravani device on title-page and page [1] at end, featuring a crowned Siren, with bifurcated mermaid tail, holding a tail in each hand; ornamental initials
  • Text printed in italic and Greek types
  • Includes index
  • Not in: 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
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
16 cm
Extent
[64], 591, [1] pages
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: bound in 17th-century [?] Spanish marbled vellum with later mottled calf spine; gold-stamped red leather spine label with title "Gellii Noctes Atticae;" mottled red edges. Unidentified 17th-century circular ownership inkstamp on front endleaf with monogram "B.B." Purchase, Patrick King, 1995?
System control number
  • (OCoLC)27797580
  • ucoclc27797580
Label
Auli Gellij luculentissimi scriptoris Noctes Atticae
Publication
Note
  • Printer from colophon
  • Includes index
  • Signatures: [superscript pi]a-[superscript pi]d8 a-z8 A-O8
  • Woodcuts: the Ravani device on title-page and page [1] at end, featuring a crowned Siren, with bifurcated mermaid tail, holding a tail in each hand; ornamental initials
  • Text printed in italic and Greek types
  • Includes index
  • Not in: 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
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
16 cm
Extent
[64], 591, [1] pages
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: bound in 17th-century [?] Spanish marbled vellum with later mottled calf spine; gold-stamped red leather spine label with title "Gellii Noctes Atticae;" mottled red edges. Unidentified 17th-century circular ownership inkstamp on front endleaf with monogram "B.B." Purchase, Patrick King, 1995?
System control number
  • (OCoLC)27797580
  • ucoclc27797580

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