Opera Aurelii Cleme[n]tis Prude[n]tii.

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Bibliographic Details
Author / Creator:Prudentius, 348- author.
Uniform title:Works. 1498
Imprint:[Deventer] : [Richardus Pafraet], [between 21 June 1491 and 1493]
Description:[168] leaves ; 20 cm (4to)
Subject:Latin poetry.
Latin poetry.
Incunabula -- Netherlands -- Deventer -- 1491-1493.
Shell marbled papers (Paper)
Annotations (Provenance)
Format: Print Book
Local Note:University of Chicago Library's copy is a gift of Frank W. Gunsaulus.
Discovery of this item made possible by a gift from Julie and Roger Baskes.
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/2778529
Hidden Bibliographic Details
Varying Form of Title:Opera Aurelii Clementis Prudentii
Other authors / contributors:Paffraet, Richard, printer.
Provenance:Former owner's inscription: FF. Henricus ab Endouin dedit hec sacra poëmata Prudentij i[n] g[rat]iam fr[atru]m studiosoru[m] a[nn]o 1543.
Former owners' manuscript annotations in 2 hands, includes several textual corrections; some annotations partially trimmed on fore edge.
Printed bibliographic description pasted on front pastedown.
Decoration: Red initial on leaf [3]; some rubrication.
Binding: Shell marbled paper over boards; paper spine label with manuscript title.
Notes:The first collected edition of Prudentius.
Imprint from Incunabula short title catalogue; dating based on paper evidence (Watermarks in Incunabula printed in the Low Countries); Fifteenth-century printing types of the Low Countries dates to not after 2 December 1497, Goff dates to not after 26 April 1498, and Hain dates to around 1490.
Colophon: Aurelij Clementis Prudentij opera prude[n]s lector hoc ordine impressa inuenies. Primu[m] in vtru[m]q[ue] testame[n]tum Tetrastica. Deinde eum quem de diuinitate libru[m] scripsit Apotheosimq[ue] titulauit. Psichomachia sequitur. Hamartigenia hijs recco ordi[n]e additur Peri stephano[n] subditur, sic eni[m] gr[a]ece liber ad martyrium inuitarorius inscribitur. Diurnorum vero hymnorum libro (qui et Cathemerinon dicitur)et eo que[m] contra Symmachum, idololatria[m] defende[n]te[m] scripsit, pulchro et recto ordine, totu[m] op[us] consummatur.
Signatures: a-z⁶ [et]⁶ A-D⁶.
Portions of Peristephanon and Cathemerinon printed in 2 columns; 31 lines; types (from BMC), 175G (title), 106(98)G (headings, colophon), 88(81)G; capital spaces, some with guide letters.
Last leaf blank.
Incunabula short title catalogue, entry ip01027000
Gesamtkatalog der Wiegendrucke, entry M35851
Hain, L. Repertorium bibliographicum, entry 13432
Goff, F.R. Incunabula in American libraries, entry P-1027
Catalogue of books printed in the XVth century now in the British Museum, IX, page 59 (IA. 47759b; IA.47759a)
Proctor, R. Index to the early printed books in the British Museum, entry 9031
Polain, M.-L. Catalogue des livres imprimés au quinzième siècle des bibliothèques de Belgique, entry 3263
Catalogue of the fifteenth-century printed books in the University Library, Cambridge, entries 3521, 3522, 3523

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