Item #5041 Opera. Phi. Melanchthonis & aliorum … scholijs, annotationibus & novis argumentis illustrata … partim nunc primum publicatis. Adiectis etiam figuris egregiem depictis. Publius Virgil. Virgilius Maro, B C.
Opera. Phi. Melanchthonis & aliorum … scholijs, annotationibus & novis argumentis illustrata … partim nunc primum publicatis. Adiectis etiam figuris egregiem depictis.
Opera. Phi. Melanchthonis & aliorum … scholijs, annotationibus & novis argumentis illustrata … partim nunc primum publicatis. Adiectis etiam figuris egregiem depictis.
Opera. Phi. Melanchthonis & aliorum … scholijs, annotationibus & novis argumentis illustrata … partim nunc primum publicatis. Adiectis etiam figuris egregiem depictis.
Opera. Phi. Melanchthonis & aliorum … scholijs, annotationibus & novis argumentis illustrata … partim nunc primum publicatis. Adiectis etiam figuris egregiem depictis.
Opera. Phi. Melanchthonis & aliorum … scholijs, annotationibus & novis argumentis illustrata … partim nunc primum publicatis. Adiectis etiam figuris egregiem depictis.
Opera. Phi. Melanchthonis & aliorum … scholijs, annotationibus & novis argumentis illustrata … partim nunc primum publicatis. Adiectis etiam figuris egregiem depictis.
Opera. Phi. Melanchthonis & aliorum … scholijs, annotationibus & novis argumentis illustrata … partim nunc primum publicatis. Adiectis etiam figuris egregiem depictis.
Opera. Phi. Melanchthonis & aliorum … scholijs, annotationibus & novis argumentis illustrata … partim nunc primum publicatis. Adiectis etiam figuris egregiem depictis.
Opera. Phi. Melanchthonis & aliorum … scholijs, annotationibus & novis argumentis illustrata … partim nunc primum publicatis. Adiectis etiam figuris egregiem depictis.
Opera. Phi. Melanchthonis & aliorum … scholijs, annotationibus & novis argumentis illustrata … partim nunc primum publicatis. Adiectis etiam figuris egregiem depictis.
Opera. Phi. Melanchthonis & aliorum … scholijs, annotationibus & novis argumentis illustrata … partim nunc primum publicatis. Adiectis etiam figuris egregiem depictis.
Opera. Phi. Melanchthonis & aliorum … scholijs, annotationibus & novis argumentis illustrata … partim nunc primum publicatis. Adiectis etiam figuris egregiem depictis.

Opera. Phi. Melanchthonis & aliorum … scholijs, annotationibus & novis argumentis illustrata … partim nunc primum publicatis. Adiectis etiam figuris egregiem depictis.

Zürich: Christoph Froschauer the younger, 1563.

Price: $8,500.00

Octavo: 16.5 x 10.5 cm. [16], 740, [20] p. Collation: *8, a-z8, A-Z8, Aaa8, Bbb4

THIRD EDITION with these woodcuts. The first edition with these illustrations was printed in 1561 at Zürich, also by Froschauer. A second edition was printed in 1563 at Frankfurt by Sigmund Feyerabend. This 1564 Froschauer edition was already underway in 1563 (the date of the colophon.)

Illustrated with 18 full-page woodcuts attributed to Jos Murer (1530-1580). Bound in contemporary blind-stamped pigskin over wooden boards, 1 of 2 clasps preserved, binding worn and soiled, with small losses to the pigskin at the extremities. Internally a very fresh copy; ink blot in text on leaf f1; upper outer corners of central gatherings with minor dog-earing; a few contemporary notes in Bk. III of the Aeneid. 16th c. ownership entry on front paste-down. With the contemporary inscription: “ex libris Guberti à Salicibus nec non amicorum”(“Guibert (or Gilberto?) of Asturias? and friends”).

This edition of Vergil’s works, with notes by Philip Melanchthon (1497-1560), features an introduction by Josse Bade of Asse (aka Jodocus Badius Ascensius) (1462-1535), more than 100 pages of notes on the Bucolics and the Georgics by Johannes Fries (1505-1565) and Christoph Hegendorf (d. 1541); as well as “arguments” for each book of the Aeneid. In addition to the Eclogues, Georgics, and Aeneid, this edition contains the minor poems of the "Index Vergiliana", various epigrams, and Maffeo Vegio’s (1406-1458) conclusion of Vergil’s epic, the "Aeneidos Supplementum", the so-called “13th book” of the Aeneid.

VD16 V-1369; USTC 688701; Kallendorf, “A Bibliography of the Early Printed Editions of Virgil, 1469–1850” [and supplement, “Additions and Corrections…”] LW1564.2.