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De proprietate latini sermonis by  Marcellus NONIUS - First - 1490 - from Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books and Biblio.com

De proprietate latini sermonis

by NONIUS, Marcellus

Condition: Near Fine


1490 1ed Nonius Marcellus Encyclopedia Incunable Greco-Roman Literature Accius An exceedingly rare, complete Incunable Nonius encyclopedia!
Nonius Marcellus was a 5th-century Roman grammarian known for his only surviving work, a dictionary of Greco-Roman Latin literature ranging from Plautus to Apuleius, the tragedies of Accius and Pacuvius, works of Varro and Cato, and the satires of Lucilius. Nonius organized the work in such a manner that each entry includes a short definition of the words found in the plays followed by a quotation using the word, perhaps from the play itself. The title of the work has varied since its first printing, but the most commonly accepted title is 'De proprietate latini sermonis'.
The vocabulary terms that Nonius decided to feature include mythological terms, descriptions of weapons, food, theatre and literature terms, and much more.
This 1490 first edition was published by Bernardino di Cuori, and for the first time, in conjunction with Simon of Lovere. (Proctor).
Item number: #5298Price: $5950
NONIUS, Marcellus
De proprietate latini sermonis
Venetiis : Per Bernardinum de Cremona & Simonem de Luero(IS), Venezia : Cori, Bernardino de ; Venezia : Luere, Simone da. xv Decembris 1490.
Details: Foliation: Complete with all leaves101 printed leaves + blank[4], [LII], [24], [xix], [2], [1 blank]First leaf title - Nonius Marcellus Festus Pompeius Varro.References: Proctor 5214; Hain 11905; Goff N 270; GW M 27216; BMC V 465; ISTC 270000; Language: LatinBinding: Leather; tight & secureSize: ~13in X 8.75in (32.5cm x 22.5cm)Extremely rare with no other example for sale worldwide
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  • Bookseller: Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 5298
  • Title: De proprietate latini sermonis
  • Author: NONIUS, Marcellus
  • Format/binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Bernardinum de Cremona & Simonem de Luero(IS)
  • Place: Venetiis
  • Date published: 1490
  • Keywords: 1490 1ed Nonius Marcellus Encyclopedia Incunable Greco-Roman Literature Accius rare, antique, old, first edition, 1st state, provenance, signed, inscribed, dust jacket, vellum, manuscript, engravings, illustrations, leather, plates, maps, antiquarian


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