QUINTILIANUS, MARCUS FABIUS (PSEUDO)
Declamationes maiores [edited by Jacobus Grasolarius]. Venice: Lucas Dominici F., Venetus, 5 June 1482
Chancery folio (295 x 211mm.), 88 leaves, a10 b-o6, 38 lines, roman type, initial spaces, eighteenth-century marbled calf, some early annotations in red, last few quires repaired and strengthened in gutter, joints rubbed
The neat annotations to the first quire of this copy, in red ink in a fine humanist hand, partly refer to variant readings collated against another copy of the text ("Aliter Do[mi]. Gre. AA. P[raelegere]. NE").
armorial at foot of first leaf, containing three cock's heads with initials A.B.; inscription at head of start of text, stating that the owner read this in Udine (or Eutin?) on 8 May 1528
Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate.
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