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Virgil (70 BC-19 BC) Universum Poema.

Auction:
3269B
Lot:
224
Sold for:
$461$375

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3269B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 23, 2019 11:00AM

Description:

Virgil (70 BC-19 BC) Universum Poema. Venice: Joannes Gryphius, 1584. Folio, woodcut printer's device on title, illustrated throughout with text woodcuts, text includes minor poems attributed to Virgil, and Vegius's supplement to the Aeneid, with commentary of Josse Badius, Francesco Campana, Giacomo Costanzi, Giovanni Griffio, Marcus Valerius Probus, Lodovicus Caelius Rhodiginus, Servius, Pierio Valeriano, Juan Luis Vives, and others; bound in full modern calf tooled in blind and lettered in gilt, antique style, by Fred Shihadel in 1985; some discoloration over some woodcuts, with the occasional browned leaf, 11 3/4 x 8 in.

[dagger]4, a-z8, A-Z8, AA8, BB-CC6 (CC6 blank & present).
Estimate $300-400


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