Pomponius Mela. Iulius Solinus. Itinerarium Antonini Aug. Vibius Sequester.
P. Victor. De regionibus urbis Romae. Dionysius Afer De situ orbis Prisciano interprete; iterum castigatus & cum gaeco exemplari collatus.Florence: Impressum per hæredes Philippi Iuntae, 1526 Stock Code: 137339
Classical geography in the renaissanceAn early edition of this collection of classical geographical texts, including Pomponius Mela and Julius Solinus, and a translation into Latin of the Greek 1st-century world geography of Dinoysius Periegetes. The text is based on the first edition of the collection, printed by the Aldine press in 1518.
Octavo (149 x 96 mm). 18th-century vellum, spine lettered in gilt, marbled sides.
Vellum a little wormed, rear hinge reinforced, sporadic light foxing and a few instances of minor soiling, faint dampstain at foot of ff. 17-24 and to top right corner of ff. 185-193 and 208, minor pencilled marginalia throughout, cropped early annotations to ff. 51r, 52r, 68r, and 204r, and a few other early inked lines, minor paper fault to f. 135v. A very good copy.
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