Ilias, Andrea Divo justinopolitano interprete, ad verbum translata... / Odyssea Andrea Divo justinopolitano interprete, ad verbum translata. Eiusdem Batrachomyomachia, ...

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Venice: Jacobus Burgofrancho, 1537. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall. I. Ilias, Andrea Divo justinopolitano interprete, ad verbum translata. Herodoti Halicarnassei libellus, Homeri vitam fidelissime continens, Conrado Heresbachio interprete... Venice: Jacobus Burgofrancho, March 1537. Title within woodcut architectural border. [8], [8], [6], 3-277, [3] leaves, including colophon leaf and 2 blanks at end. Signatures: A*8 **8 A*12 (b-mm)8. Printer's name and month of printing from colophon on mm6r "Venetiis, apvd D. Iacob a? Bvrgofrancho. M. D. XXXVII. mense Martio", printer's device on mm6v. II. Odyssea Andrea Divo justinopolitano interprete, ad verbum translata. Eiusdem Batrachomyomachia, id est, Ranarum et murium pugna, Aldo Manutio Romano interprete. Eiusdem Hymni deorum XXXII. Georgio Dartona Cretense interprete. Venice: Jacobus Burgofrancho, 1537. Title within woodcut architectural border. [2], 3-251, [9] leaves, including colophon leaf at end, but with the 8-leaf index misbound between leaves 184 and 185. A few mispaginations in second volume. Signatures: (A-CC)8 DD10 (EE-GG)8 HH10 +8. Printer's name and month of printing from colophon on hh10r "Venetiis, apvd D. Iacob Bvrgofrancho. M. D. XXXVII. mense Martio", printer's device on hh10v. Complete in two volumes. 8vo (159 x 99 mm). Late 18th-century half vellum with morocco lettering pieces. Bottom edge of second volume lettered in manuscript. Only very little browning, scattered marginal light stains in places, partly repaired wormholes in blank margins, closed short tear to lower margin of C6 in second volume, signatures of third gathering in first volume corrected in manuscript. A fine, clean and fresh set, rarely found complete as here. ---- Adams H770; Hoffmann II, p.333. First Divo editions. - I. Latin translation by Andrea Divo; with life of Homer by Herodotus in Latin version by Konrad Heresbach. II. Latin translation by Andrea Divo; with Batrachomyomachia and Homeric hymns in Latin versions by Aldus Manutius and Georgius Dartona. 1st Edition. Near Fine.


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