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Aesopi Phrygis et aliorum fabulae : elegantissimis iconibus illustratae, & diligentius quàm antehac emendatae.

Author:
Aesop [Browse]
Uniform title:
Format:
Book
Language:
Latin
Published/​Created:
[Antverpiae: Ex officina Christophori Plantini, MDLXVII [1567]]
Description:
286 pages : illustrations (woodcuts) ; 12 cm
Notes:
  • On verso of t.p.: "Interpres atque authores: Laurentius Valla, Gulielmus Gudanus, Hadrianus Barlandus, Gulielmus Hermannus, Rimicius, Erasmus, Angelus Politianus, Petrus Crinitus, Joannes Antonius Campanus, Plinius Secundus Nouocomensis, Aulus Gellius, Nicolaus Gerbellius Phocensis."
  • The Life of Aesop by Planudes on pages 3-55.
  • Pages 139 and 192 wrongly numbered as "193" and "202," respectively.
  • Illustrations: Woodcut printer's device on title page, 72 woodcuts (many depicting animals) by Gerard Janssen van Kampen throughout the text, and woodcut initial capitals.
  • Signatures: A-S⁸ (last leaf blank).
  • Cotsen copy: Imperfect, lacking leaves A4-6 and K3-6 (pages 7-12 and 149-156).
  • Cotsen copy: Inscibed in Greek on recto of blank last leaf.
Binding note:
Contemporary vellum, hank-inked on spine with title and imprint; edges stained red.
References:
Voet, L. Plantin Press, 1555-1589, 14
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
  • Fables.
  • Inscriptions.
Place name(s):
Belgium Antwerp
Other title(s):
  • Aesopi Phrygis et aliorvm fabvlae
  • Fabulae
OCLC:
82365551
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Illustrator:
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