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The Resource Opera. : Greek

Opera. : Greek

Label
Opera. : Greek
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Leaves [42] and [440] blank, wanting
  • Signatures: A-D8 E10 (E10 blank, wanting), A-Z8, ET8, a8, BL8; AA-ZZ8, ETET6 (ETET6 blank, wanting)
  • Editio princeps; one of the great masterpieces of 15th-century Greek typography
  • Dedicatory letter dated 13 Jan. 1488/89
  • Edited by Demetrios Chalkokondyles, assisted by Demetrius of Crete, and Giovanni Acciaiuolo
  • Printed in Greek type; spaces left for capitals
Dimensions
32 cm. (fol.)
Extent
2 v. ([440] L.)
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: bound in 2 v. in red crushed morocco; triple gilt fillet; gilt spine panels; gold-stamped spine title "Homeri Ilias. Edit. Pr. 1488;" inner gilt dentelles; all edges gilt; marbled endpapers. In matching red morocco and marbled paper slipcases. Some ms. marginalia in an early hand. Armorial bookplates of the Earl of Donegall, the Marquiss of Donegall, and Holland House on front pastedown; illustrated bookplate of Isaac Foot on recto of first front free endpaper. Part of the 80,000-volume collection of Isaac Foot purchased by the University of California for distribution among its then six campuses, 1962.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)12073144
  • ucoclc12073144
Label
Opera. : Greek
Publication
Note
  • Leaves [42] and [440] blank, wanting
  • Signatures: A-D8 E10 (E10 blank, wanting), A-Z8, ET8, a8, BL8; AA-ZZ8, ETET6 (ETET6 blank, wanting)
  • Editio princeps; one of the great masterpieces of 15th-century Greek typography
  • Dedicatory letter dated 13 Jan. 1488/89
  • Edited by Demetrios Chalkokondyles, assisted by Demetrius of Crete, and Giovanni Acciaiuolo
  • Printed in Greek type; spaces left for capitals
Dimensions
32 cm. (fol.)
Extent
2 v. ([440] L.)
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: bound in 2 v. in red crushed morocco; triple gilt fillet; gilt spine panels; gold-stamped spine title "Homeri Ilias. Edit. Pr. 1488;" inner gilt dentelles; all edges gilt; marbled endpapers. In matching red morocco and marbled paper slipcases. Some ms. marginalia in an early hand. Armorial bookplates of the Earl of Donegall, the Marquiss of Donegall, and Holland House on front pastedown; illustrated bookplate of Isaac Foot on recto of first front free endpaper. Part of the 80,000-volume collection of Isaac Foot purchased by the University of California for distribution among its then six campuses, 1962.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)12073144
  • ucoclc12073144

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