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NONII MARCELLI PERIPATETICI TIBURTICENSIS COMPENDIOSA DOCTRINA AD FILIUM DE PROPRIETATE SERMONUM. by NONIUS MARCELLUS.: - First Edition - from Roger Middleton and Biblio.com

NONII MARCELLI PERIPATETICI TIBURTICENSIS COMPENDIOSA DOCTRINA AD FILIUM DE PROPRIETATE SERMONUM.

by NONIUS MARCELLUS.:

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Brixia (Brescia, Boninus de Bonisis), 17 Julii 1483.. Place and date from colophon, Latin text, folio, 305 x 200 mm, 12 x 8 inches, printed in roman type, 126 leaves of 138, LACKING 12 INDEX LEAVES, collation: a-c8, d,f,h,k,m,o in sixes, e,g,i,l,n,p in eights, q-s6, 38 lines to the page, bound in modern full vellum over boards, hand lettered author name and date to spine. Some early pale ink annotations and neat underlinings to a few pages at the beginning, a few later pencil notes, fol.I very lightly dusty, fol.II-XVIII lightly damp stained in the fore-edge margin, occasional small pale mark to margins, a couple of small light ink smudges on text, no loss of legibility, small ink stain on fore-edges, sometimes just showing at edge of margins, small damp-stain in upper margin from fol.LXXXXV-C. A very good tight clean copy of an incunabula of this famous and popular work (lacking index leaves as noted). Nonius Marcellus was a Roman Grammarian of the 4-5th century born in North Africa. This is his only surviving work, a Latin dictionary in 20 books. It is an encyclopedia of Republican Latin, which is one of the major sources for lost works of the Roman Republic. It consists of words, a short definition, and then quotations from authors using the word. The first twelve books are based around words or forms of words. The remaining eight are organised by subject matter, such as clothing, weapons, food, etc. The first edition was published circa 1470 in Rome. Goff 268; Brunet IV, 96; Hain Volume III, page 509-10; Polain, Volume III, 2897 (edition of 1471). MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.
  • Bookseller: Roger Middleton GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 21300
  • Title: NONII MARCELLI PERIPATETICI TIBURTICENSIS COMPENDIOSA DOCTRINA AD FILIUM DE PROPRIETATE SERMONUM.
  • Author: NONIUS MARCELLUS.:
  • Book condition: Used
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Place: Brixia (Brescia, Boninus de Bonisis), 17 Julii 1483.
  • Keywords: latin Dictionary roman republic latin text printed in Italy lexicon

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