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The Resource Iani Nicii Erithraei Pinacotheca imaginum illustrium doctrinae vel ingenii laude virorum, qui auctore superstite diem suum obierunt

Iani Nicii Erithraei Pinacotheca imaginum illustrium doctrinae vel ingenii laude virorum, qui auctore superstite diem suum obierunt

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Iani Nicii Erithraei Pinacotheca imaginum illustrium doctrinae vel ingenii laude virorum, qui auctore superstite diem suum obierunt
Title
Iani Nicii Erithraei Pinacotheca imaginum illustrium doctrinae vel ingenii laude virorum, qui auctore superstite diem suum obierunt
Title variation
  • Iani Nicii Erithraei Pinacotheca imaginvm illvstrivm doctrinae vel ingenii laude virorum
  • Iani Nicii Erythraei Pinacotheca virorum illustrium
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Language
lat
Summary
First edition of a collection of 160 biographies, outstanding for their free comment, especially on such authors as Galileo and Campanella, which may explain why the book was printed in Amsterdam with a false imprint of Cologne as indicated on the title page.
Cataloging source
KUK
Citation location within source
  • volume 1, page 261
  • 503:342
Citation source
  • Weller, E. Falschen und fingierten Druckorte
  • National union catalog, pre-1956 imprints
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Summary expansion
All the subjects had died during the author's lifetime, and in many cases details of their lives are not easily found elsewhere
Label
Iani Nicii Erithraei Pinacotheca imaginum illustrium doctrinae vel ingenii laude virorum, qui auctore superstite diem suum obierunt
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • False imprint, printed in Amsterdam by Joan Blaeu; see Édouard Rahir, Catalogue d'une collection unique de volumes imprimés par les Elzevier et divers typographes hollandais du XVIIe siècle, page 484
  • Imprint date of 1642 on verso of half title-page: "Pinacotheca haec imprimatur. Coloniae, mense Novembri 1642."
  • Janus Nicius Erythraeus is the pseudonym of Gian Vittorio Rossi, a half Latin, half Greek translation of Rossi's name
  • Edited by Barthold Nihus; see Weller; and National union catalog, pre-1956 imprints
  • Signatures: *8 A-T8
  • Last page is blank
  • Engraved title page included in pagination
  • Architectural engraved title page features seated figure of a Janus-like woman with two faces, holding a mirror in one hand, two serpents in the other; on either side are hung strings of portrait medallions
  • Woodcuts: small ornamental initials; tail-pieces on pages [16] and 300--clusters of fruit and leaves attached with a ribbon to an ornamental cross-piece--are ornaments used by Blaeu; see Rahir, page 440, no. 127
  • Errata: page [3] at end
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
15 cm (8vo)
Extent
[16], 300, [4] pages
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: contemporary limp vellum binding. Small embossed ownership stamp on title page, featuring an unidentified monogram [?] below a crown.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)34871542
  • ucoclc34871542
Label
Iani Nicii Erithraei Pinacotheca imaginum illustrium doctrinae vel ingenii laude virorum, qui auctore superstite diem suum obierunt
Publication
Note
  • False imprint, printed in Amsterdam by Joan Blaeu; see Édouard Rahir, Catalogue d'une collection unique de volumes imprimés par les Elzevier et divers typographes hollandais du XVIIe siècle, page 484
  • Imprint date of 1642 on verso of half title-page: "Pinacotheca haec imprimatur. Coloniae, mense Novembri 1642."
  • Janus Nicius Erythraeus is the pseudonym of Gian Vittorio Rossi, a half Latin, half Greek translation of Rossi's name
  • Edited by Barthold Nihus; see Weller; and National union catalog, pre-1956 imprints
  • Signatures: *8 A-T8
  • Last page is blank
  • Engraved title page included in pagination
  • Architectural engraved title page features seated figure of a Janus-like woman with two faces, holding a mirror in one hand, two serpents in the other; on either side are hung strings of portrait medallions
  • Woodcuts: small ornamental initials; tail-pieces on pages [16] and 300--clusters of fruit and leaves attached with a ribbon to an ornamental cross-piece--are ornaments used by Blaeu; see Rahir, page 440, no. 127
  • Errata: page [3] at end
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
15 cm (8vo)
Extent
[16], 300, [4] pages
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: contemporary limp vellum binding. Small embossed ownership stamp on title page, featuring an unidentified monogram [?] below a crown.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)34871542
  • ucoclc34871542

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