Aristophanis, comicorum principis, Comoediae undecim, è Græco in Latinum, ad verbum translatæ, Andrea Divo Iustinopolitano interprete. Quarum nomina sequens indicabit pagina

Autore: ARISTOPHANES (445-ca. 385 a.C.)-DIVO, Andrea (1490-1548)

Tipografo: [Melchiorre Sessa il vecchio] (Colophon: Venezia, Comin da Trino, 1548)

Dati tipografici: Venezia, 1548


8vo (149x95 mm). 54 [i.e. 543], [1 blank] pp. Collation: A-Z8 AA-LL8. Italic and Roman type. Historiated woodcut initials. Sessa's device on title page. Some copies have the correct page number 543 on l. LL8r. Early 19th-century half calf, lettering piece on spine (panels rubbed). Upper margin cut short, small holes to the first two and last leaf only occasionally affecting the text, browning and staining, title page a bit soiled, a more than decent copy.

 

Rare edition of Aristophanes' comedies in the Latin translation by the Istrian translator and philologist Andrea Divo, first printed in 1538. Every comedy is introduced by an Argumentum.

 

Edit 16, CNCE2863; Adams, A-1720; Index Aureliensis, 107.662.


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