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The Resource C. Iulii Caesaris Commentarij, ab Aldo Manutio Paulli f[ilii] Aldi n[epotis] emendati et scholiis illustrati ..

C. Iulii Caesaris Commentarij, ab Aldo Manutio Paulli f[ilii] Aldi n[epotis] emendati et scholiis illustrati ..

Label
C. Iulii Caesaris Commentarij
Title
C. Iulii Caesaris Commentarij
Statement of responsibility
ab Aldo Manutio Paulli f[ilii] Aldi n[epotis] emendati et scholiis illustrati ..
Title variation
C. Ivulii Caesaris Commentarij
Creator
Contributor
Printer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • lat
  • grc
  • lat
Member of
Cataloging source
EYM
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Language note
In Latin and Greek
LC call number
PA 6235
LC item number
.A2 1597
Literary form
non fiction
Label
C. Iulii Caesaris Commentarij, ab Aldo Manutio Paulli f[ilii] Aldi n[epotis] emendati et scholiis illustrati ..
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Date of imprint precedes name of printer on t.p
  • Preface by Aldo Manuzio, addressed to Giacomo Boncompagni, is dated June 13, 1575 in Venice
  • Signatures: a10 b-d8 e4 f-m8 A-2P8 A-R8
  • Gatherings X and Y of fifth sequence are signed F and G
  • Woodcuts: Valentini's device on t.p. (winged figure of Fame standing on a globe, blowing a trumpet which she is holding in her left hand, with a second trumpet in her right hand; cf. F. Ascarelli, La tipografia del '500 in Italia, p. 439); head-pieces; ornamental initials; text illustrated with 3 half-page woodcuts, and 6 full-page woodcuts of important places in Caesar's conquests: "Avaricum", now Bourges (France) was the site of the siege of Avaricum in 52 B.C. during the Gallic War; and "Alexia", now Alise-Sainte-Reine (France), was the scene of the most decisive event of Julius Caesar's invasion of Gaul; "Uxellodunum" was a fortified town which the Gauls attempted to defend against the Romans during Caesar's Gallic War (51 B.C.); "Massilia", now Marseille, was the site of a siege and naval battle with the Romans during Caesar's Civil War, and "Turris ad Massiliam" depicts the wooden tower used in the siege; and "Pons" shows the bridge Caesar built, allegedly in ten days, to cross the Rhine into Germania; two folded maps, one of Gaul, the other of Spain (Iberia)
  • Text printed in large italic type
  • "Scolia Aldi Manutii Paulli f. Aldi n. in C. Iulium Ceasarem" on p. [2]-[273] at end
  • Includes index
Dimensions
16 cm (8vo)
Extent
[188], 607, [273] p., [2] folded leaves of plates
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: contemporary limp vellum binding, reinforced with leaf of printed waste, visible through back pastedown; remnants of two pairs of leather ties on fore-edges of covers; faded ms. spine title. Purchase, Paolo Rambaldi, 2000/2001.
Other physical details
ill. (woodcuts), 2 maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)23625050
  • ucoclc23625050
Label
C. Iulii Caesaris Commentarij, ab Aldo Manutio Paulli f[ilii] Aldi n[epotis] emendati et scholiis illustrati ..
Publication
Note
  • Date of imprint precedes name of printer on t.p
  • Preface by Aldo Manuzio, addressed to Giacomo Boncompagni, is dated June 13, 1575 in Venice
  • Signatures: a10 b-d8 e4 f-m8 A-2P8 A-R8
  • Gatherings X and Y of fifth sequence are signed F and G
  • Woodcuts: Valentini's device on t.p. (winged figure of Fame standing on a globe, blowing a trumpet which she is holding in her left hand, with a second trumpet in her right hand; cf. F. Ascarelli, La tipografia del '500 in Italia, p. 439); head-pieces; ornamental initials; text illustrated with 3 half-page woodcuts, and 6 full-page woodcuts of important places in Caesar's conquests: "Avaricum", now Bourges (France) was the site of the siege of Avaricum in 52 B.C. during the Gallic War; and "Alexia", now Alise-Sainte-Reine (France), was the scene of the most decisive event of Julius Caesar's invasion of Gaul; "Uxellodunum" was a fortified town which the Gauls attempted to defend against the Romans during Caesar's Gallic War (51 B.C.); "Massilia", now Marseille, was the site of a siege and naval battle with the Romans during Caesar's Civil War, and "Turris ad Massiliam" depicts the wooden tower used in the siege; and "Pons" shows the bridge Caesar built, allegedly in ten days, to cross the Rhine into Germania; two folded maps, one of Gaul, the other of Spain (Iberia)
  • Text printed in large italic type
  • "Scolia Aldi Manutii Paulli f. Aldi n. in C. Iulium Ceasarem" on p. [2]-[273] at end
  • Includes index
Dimensions
16 cm (8vo)
Extent
[188], 607, [273] p., [2] folded leaves of plates
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: contemporary limp vellum binding, reinforced with leaf of printed waste, visible through back pastedown; remnants of two pairs of leather ties on fore-edges of covers; faded ms. spine title. Purchase, Paolo Rambaldi, 2000/2001.
Other physical details
ill. (woodcuts), 2 maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)23625050
  • ucoclc23625050

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