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3Josephus (Flavius) [Opera]

Josephus (flavius) [opera]

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Josephus (Flavius) [Opera], translated by Rufinus Aquileiensis, edited by Hieronymus Squarzaficus, 2 parts in 1, collation: a10 b-x8 y6 A-L8 M6, 278 ff., 56 lines, Roman type, initial spaces, with the 4 blanks as called for, early ink marginalia, a4&5 with repaired tear within text, with minor loss and causing some discolouration of paper, some staining and soiling, occasional spotting, contemporary vellum, corners worn, soiled, folio (303 x 215mm), [Venice], [Johannes Rubeus Vercellensis], [23 October, 1486].

⁂ The second Venice edition, and sixth overall. It is one of the first publications from the press of Rubeus after his move from Treviso to Venice.

Literature: BMC V, 415; Goff J-486; HC *9454; Bod-Inc J-223.

Full Lot Details

Josephus (Flavius) [Opera], translated by Rufinus Aquileiensis, edited by Hieronymus Squarzaficus, 2 parts in 1, collation: a10 b-x8 y6 A-L8 M6, 278 ff., 56 lines, Roman type, initial spaces, with the 4 blanks as called for, early ink marginalia, a4&5 with repaired tear within text, with minor loss and causing some discolouration of paper, some staining and soiling, occasional spotting, contemporary vellum, corners worn, soiled, folio (303 x 215mm), [Venice], [Johannes Rubeus Vercellensis], [23 October, 1486].

⁂ The second Venice edition, and sixth overall. It is one of the first publications from the press of Rubeus after his move from Treviso to Venice.

Literature: BMC V, 415; Goff J-486; HC *9454; Bod-Inc J-223.