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De prisca Caesiorum gente Io. Baptistae Fonteii primionis commentariorum libri duo, cum Iulii Iacobonii appendice

Label
De prisca Caesiorum gente Io. Baptistae Fonteii primionis commentariorum libri duo
Title
De prisca Caesiorum gente Io. Baptistae Fonteii primionis commentariorum libri duo
Statement of responsibility
cum Iulii Iacobonii appendice
Creator
Contributor
Former owner
Printer
Subject
Genre
Language
lat
Summary
Genealogy of the ancient and distinguished Cesi family, for which the author recorded all known ancient inscriptions relating to the family, as well as all references to them in classical writings.
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
IXA
Citation location within source
  • page 272
  • F-724
  • CNCE 19461
  • II:1331
  • page 215
  • no. 4645
Citation source
  • 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
  • Adams, H.M. Catalogue of books printed on the continent of Europe, 1501-1600, in Cambridge libraries
  • EDIT 16
  • Brunet, J.-C. Manuel du libraire et de l'amateur de livres (5e éd.)
  • Catalogue of the books in the library at Blenheim Palace collected by Charles, third Earl of Sunderland
  • Bibliotheca Sunderlandiana (catalog 1881)
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
DG463.8.C47
LC item number
F667 1582
Literary form
non fiction
Summary expansion
The book contains material relating to Roman antiquities, monuments, and the Latin language, including two works by the ancient Roman grammarian Caesius Bassus: a commentary on the Phaenomena, the astronomical poem of Aratus (in the Latin translation by Germanicus Julius Caesar), and a treatise on lyric meters. The second part consists of an appendix to Fontei's work by Julius Iacobonius
Label
De prisca Caesiorum gente Io. Baptistae Fonteii primionis commentariorum libri duo, cum Iulii Iacobonii appendice
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Appendix has special title page, dated 1583, and separate pagination and signatures: title reads: Iulii Iacobonii appendix ad Fonteii comment. de prisca Caesiorum gente: opus multiplici rerum antiquarum doctrina, atque eruditione refertum, & cuiusuis facultatis studiosis periucundum admodumq. vtile
  • Signatures: [dagger]6, A-2F4 2G6; 2[dagger]6 *-**4 A-2Q4 2R2
  • Engraved architectural title page, featuring the crest of the Cesi family in upper portion of the page--the "monte e quercia" or oak tree atop six mounts--and decorated with a profusion of cherubs, classical figures of Aequitas and Ubertas, the author kneeling before Pope Gregory XIII on papal throne, and swags of fruit and leaves; for description, see Johnson, A.F., Catalogue of Italian engraved title-pages in the sixteenth century, page 19, no. 20
  • Woodcuts: Rossi's device on title-page and colophon of Appendix, featuring Mercury (Hermes), wearing wingèd sandals, and holding a caduceus, his left foot standing on a globe of the world; head- and tail-pieces; initials (some historiated); text extensively illustrated with woodcuts of large urns, columns, and other architectural objects inscribed in Latin
  • Text printed in large roman and italic types
  • Includes works by the Roman poet Caesius Bassus: pages 207-231 of first sequence
  • Errata: page [12] (leaf 2G6v) of first part; pages [1]-[4] (leaves 2R1-2R2) of second part
  • 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
37 cm (folio)
Extent
[12], 232, [12]; [28], 312, [4] pages
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: bound in early 18th century vellum; paneled in gilt, large gilt crown corner-pieces; edges sprinkled red. Engraved armorial bookplate on verso of title page of Charles Lord Halifax, dated 1702; below, an ownership inscription notes that the book was given to the Earl of Sunderland on June 19, 1713. Laid in at the front: full-page engraved portrait of Charles Earl of Sunderland removed from another text; signed by Goldar the engraver; published by Cornish & Co. 1813. Purchase, E.K. Schreiber, 1991.
Other physical details
illustrations (woodcuts)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)13919856
  • ucoclc13919856
Label
De prisca Caesiorum gente Io. Baptistae Fonteii primionis commentariorum libri duo, cum Iulii Iacobonii appendice
Publication
Note
  • Appendix has special title page, dated 1583, and separate pagination and signatures: title reads: Iulii Iacobonii appendix ad Fonteii comment. de prisca Caesiorum gente: opus multiplici rerum antiquarum doctrina, atque eruditione refertum, & cuiusuis facultatis studiosis periucundum admodumq. vtile
  • Signatures: [dagger]6, A-2F4 2G6; 2[dagger]6 *-**4 A-2Q4 2R2
  • Engraved architectural title page, featuring the crest of the Cesi family in upper portion of the page--the "monte e quercia" or oak tree atop six mounts--and decorated with a profusion of cherubs, classical figures of Aequitas and Ubertas, the author kneeling before Pope Gregory XIII on papal throne, and swags of fruit and leaves; for description, see Johnson, A.F., Catalogue of Italian engraved title-pages in the sixteenth century, page 19, no. 20
  • Woodcuts: Rossi's device on title-page and colophon of Appendix, featuring Mercury (Hermes), wearing wingèd sandals, and holding a caduceus, his left foot standing on a globe of the world; head- and tail-pieces; initials (some historiated); text extensively illustrated with woodcuts of large urns, columns, and other architectural objects inscribed in Latin
  • Text printed in large roman and italic types
  • Includes works by the Roman poet Caesius Bassus: pages 207-231 of first sequence
  • Errata: page [12] (leaf 2G6v) of first part; pages [1]-[4] (leaves 2R1-2R2) of second part
  • 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
37 cm (folio)
Extent
[12], 232, [12]; [28], 312, [4] pages
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: bound in early 18th century vellum; paneled in gilt, large gilt crown corner-pieces; edges sprinkled red. Engraved armorial bookplate on verso of title page of Charles Lord Halifax, dated 1702; below, an ownership inscription notes that the book was given to the Earl of Sunderland on June 19, 1713. Laid in at the front: full-page engraved portrait of Charles Earl of Sunderland removed from another text; signed by Goldar the engraver; published by Cornish & Co. 1813. Purchase, E.K. Schreiber, 1991.
Other physical details
illustrations (woodcuts)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)13919856
  • ucoclc13919856

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