827. [Italy - Venice]


Genealogiae deorum. De montibus, silvis, fontibus, lacubus, fluminibus, stagnis seu paludibus, de nominibus maris.

Venice, M. de Bonellis de Monteferrato, 25 March 1497

Folio: 162 ff., 62 ll. (margin and tears strengthened on title, some foxing, occ. dampstaining, ff. xxxv-xxxiiii, xxxviii-xxxix, lxvii-lxviii and xlix-lxx inverted).

16th-c. vellum, flat spine, red spr. edges (wormholes, lack to upper corner).

Second edition, "A page-for-page reprint of Locatellus' 1494/5 edition" (BMC). Major work on classical mythology, illustrated with 13 full-page genealogical trees of the pagan gods. "De montibus [...]" is a dictionary of geographical allusions in classical literature (1st separate ed.: 1473). Some ornamental initials and some capital spaces, with guide-letters. Roman type. Ref. ISTC ib00754000. - GW 4479. - Goff B-754. - Polain 713. - Bod-inc B-373. - BMC V:504. - CIBN B-546. - BSB-Ink B-587. Prov. Ms. prov. crossed out on title. - Some ms. marginalia. - [Georges Petit].

€ 2.500 / 4.000

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