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The Resource Commentaria Caesaris prius a Iocundo impressioni data : posterius a nobis diligentissime reuisa, & cu[m] exe[m]plaribus eiusdem collata : restitutis omnibus locis quae per incuria[m] ab iis q[uam] ea impressere uel relicta uel errata fueru[n]t sic ut ne quide[m] unu[m] iota earu[m] castigationu[m] desit in n[ost]ris : et ut par fuerat in fine totius o[er]is repositis & e[s]t in meliore[m] forma[m] redactis figuris Galliae & po[n]tis & aliorum locorum & p[rop]ter haec addita est etia[m] Hispaniae descriptio : in his autem co[m]mentariis continentur ..

Commentaria Caesaris prius a Iocundo impressioni data : posterius a nobis diligentissime reuisa, & cu[m] exe[m]plaribus eiusdem collata : restitutis omnibus locis quae per incuria[m] ab iis q[uam] ea impressere uel relicta uel errata fueru[n]t sic ut ne quide[m] unu[m] iota earu[m] castigationu[m] desit in n[ost]ris : et ut par fuerat in fine totius o[er]is repositis & e[s]t in meliore[m] forma[m] redactis figuris Galliae & po[n]tis & aliorum locorum & p[rop]ter haec addita est etia[m] Hispaniae descriptio : in his autem co[m]mentariis continentur ..

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Commentaria Caesaris prius a Iocundo impressioni data : posterius a nobis diligentissime reuisa, & cu[m] exe[m]plaribus eiusdem collata : restitutis omnibus locis quae per incuria[m] ab iis q[uam] ea impressere uel relicta uel errata fueru[n]t sic ut ne quide[m] unu[m] iota earu[m] castigationu[m] desit in n[ost]ris : et ut par fuerat in fine totius o[er]is repositis & e[s]t in meliore[m] forma[m] redactis figuris Galliae & po[n]tis & aliorum locorum & p[rop]ter haec addita est etia[m] Hispaniae descriptio : in his autem co[m]mentariis continentur ..
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Commentaria Caesaris prius a Iocundo impressioni data
Title remainder
posterius a nobis diligentissime reuisa, & cu[m] exe[m]plaribus eiusdem collata : restitutis omnibus locis quae per incuria[m] ab iis q[uam] ea impressere uel relicta uel errata fueru[n]t sic ut ne quide[m] unu[m] iota earu[m] castigationu[m] desit in n[ost]ris : et ut par fuerat in fine totius o[er]is repositis & e[s]t in meliore[m] forma[m] redactis figuris Galliae & po[n]tis & aliorum locorum & p[rop]ter haec addita est etia[m] Hispaniae descriptio : in his autem co[m]mentariis continentur ..
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Language
lat
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Cataloging source
ADU
Citation location within source
  • C- 28
  • p. 135
Citation source
  • Adams
  • BM STC Italian, 1465-1600
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Commentaria Caesaris prius a Iocundo impressioni data : posterius a nobis diligentissime reuisa, & cu[m] exe[m]plaribus eiusdem collata : restitutis omnibus locis quae per incuria[m] ab iis q[uam] ea impressere uel relicta uel errata fueru[n]t sic ut ne quide[m] unu[m] iota earu[m] castigationu[m] desit in n[ost]ris : et ut par fuerat in fine totius o[er]is repositis & e[s]t in meliore[m] forma[m] redactis figuris Galliae & po[n]tis & aliorum locorum & p[rop]ter haec addita est etia[m] Hispaniae descriptio : in his autem co[m]mentariis continentur ..
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Publication
Note
  • Imprint from colophon
  • The present edition differs from the Zanis edition of 1517 described in NUC pre-1956 (88:696), and EDIT 16 (CNCE 8149) which has different title wording, and an illustrated title-page; see Caij Julij Caesaris inuictissimi imperatoris commentaria ... with call no. Z233.I8 C115w 1517d
  • Signatures: a-f8 g10 h-n8 o-p6 q8
  • Last leaf (q8) is blank
  • Woodcuts: text illustrated with maps of Gaul and Iberia; two large woodcut vignettes: a battle scene, within 4-panel frame featuring leaves, flowers, urns, and putti at head of "De bello Gallico," and a seated Lentulus addressing a group of men, presumably the Senate, with caption "Lentulus" in the block, at head of "De bello civili;" 17 additional smaller illustrations, including an easily-assembled bridge which Caesar used for moving his troops across the Rhine, and fortifications of the towns of Avaricum (Bourges, France), Alexia (Alise-Sainte-Reine, France), Uxellodunum (Puy d'Issolud, Vayrac), and Massilia (Marseille) conquered by Caesar during the Gallic Wars; and battle scenes at the beginning of each of the remaining books; large white foliated and grotesque initials on black criblé background
  • Text printed in large roman type; marginal notes in smaller roman
  • Includes a list of place names for Gaul, in Latin and French, on recto of leaf [5] of first sequence (leaf a5): "Nomina locorum urbiumque & populorum Galliae quae his in Commentariis habentur quo nomine & olim latine & nunc dicu[n]tur gallice per ordinem litterarum."
  • Marliani's annotated index on leaves [1]-[7] at end: "Index eorum quae in commentariis C. Iulii C[a]esaris habent p[er] ordine[m] alphabeti per Raimundu[m] Marlianum ..."
  • Includes index on leaves [5]-[8] of first sequence (leaves a5v-a8r): "Commentariorum Caesaris tabula."
Contents
(from t.p.) De bello Gallico libri VIII -- De bello ciuili Pompeiano libri III -- De bello Alexandrino liber I -- De bello Africano liber I -- De bello Hispaniensi liber I
Dimensions
33 cm (fol.)
Extent
[8], CX, [8] leaves
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: 18th-century red morocco binding by Derome le jeune, as noted by bookdealer or former owner on verso of front endpaper; gilt fillets; centerpiece is gilt-stamped armorial crest of Musgrave de Edenhall; gilt spine panels, featuring gilt thistle ornaments; gold-stamped green leather labels with title "Commentaria Caesaris. Venetiis 1517;" inner gilt dentelles; marbled endpapers; all edges gilt. Ownership inscription on verso of front free endpaper of G. Musgrave, Edenhall, stating that the book was given to him by "Mr. Rimington of Tynefield;" ownership inscription on t.p. "Le Charron d'Espinoy." Purchase, A. Sokol, 1984.
Other physical details
ill. (woodcuts), 2 maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)614635371
  • ucoclc614635371
Label
Commentaria Caesaris prius a Iocundo impressioni data : posterius a nobis diligentissime reuisa, & cu[m] exe[m]plaribus eiusdem collata : restitutis omnibus locis quae per incuria[m] ab iis q[uam] ea impressere uel relicta uel errata fueru[n]t sic ut ne quide[m] unu[m] iota earu[m] castigationu[m] desit in n[ost]ris : et ut par fuerat in fine totius o[er]is repositis & e[s]t in meliore[m] forma[m] redactis figuris Galliae & po[n]tis & aliorum locorum & p[rop]ter haec addita est etia[m] Hispaniae descriptio : in his autem co[m]mentariis continentur ..
Publication
Note
  • Imprint from colophon
  • The present edition differs from the Zanis edition of 1517 described in NUC pre-1956 (88:696), and EDIT 16 (CNCE 8149) which has different title wording, and an illustrated title-page; see Caij Julij Caesaris inuictissimi imperatoris commentaria ... with call no. Z233.I8 C115w 1517d
  • Signatures: a-f8 g10 h-n8 o-p6 q8
  • Last leaf (q8) is blank
  • Woodcuts: text illustrated with maps of Gaul and Iberia; two large woodcut vignettes: a battle scene, within 4-panel frame featuring leaves, flowers, urns, and putti at head of "De bello Gallico," and a seated Lentulus addressing a group of men, presumably the Senate, with caption "Lentulus" in the block, at head of "De bello civili;" 17 additional smaller illustrations, including an easily-assembled bridge which Caesar used for moving his troops across the Rhine, and fortifications of the towns of Avaricum (Bourges, France), Alexia (Alise-Sainte-Reine, France), Uxellodunum (Puy d'Issolud, Vayrac), and Massilia (Marseille) conquered by Caesar during the Gallic Wars; and battle scenes at the beginning of each of the remaining books; large white foliated and grotesque initials on black criblé background
  • Text printed in large roman type; marginal notes in smaller roman
  • Includes a list of place names for Gaul, in Latin and French, on recto of leaf [5] of first sequence (leaf a5): "Nomina locorum urbiumque & populorum Galliae quae his in Commentariis habentur quo nomine & olim latine & nunc dicu[n]tur gallice per ordinem litterarum."
  • Marliani's annotated index on leaves [1]-[7] at end: "Index eorum quae in commentariis C. Iulii C[a]esaris habent p[er] ordine[m] alphabeti per Raimundu[m] Marlianum ..."
  • Includes index on leaves [5]-[8] of first sequence (leaves a5v-a8r): "Commentariorum Caesaris tabula."
Contents
(from t.p.) De bello Gallico libri VIII -- De bello ciuili Pompeiano libri III -- De bello Alexandrino liber I -- De bello Africano liber I -- De bello Hispaniensi liber I
Dimensions
33 cm (fol.)
Extent
[8], CX, [8] leaves
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: 18th-century red morocco binding by Derome le jeune, as noted by bookdealer or former owner on verso of front endpaper; gilt fillets; centerpiece is gilt-stamped armorial crest of Musgrave de Edenhall; gilt spine panels, featuring gilt thistle ornaments; gold-stamped green leather labels with title "Commentaria Caesaris. Venetiis 1517;" inner gilt dentelles; marbled endpapers; all edges gilt. Ownership inscription on verso of front free endpaper of G. Musgrave, Edenhall, stating that the book was given to him by "Mr. Rimington of Tynefield;" ownership inscription on t.p. "Le Charron d'Espinoy." Purchase, A. Sokol, 1984.
Other physical details
ill. (woodcuts), 2 maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)614635371
  • ucoclc614635371

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