Bibliographic Details

[Omērou Ilias = Homeri Ilias].

Author / Creator Homer.
Uniform title Works. 1504
Imprint [Venice : Aldus, 1504]
Description 2 v. ; 17 cm.
Language Greek
Format Print, Book
Local Note University of Chicago Library's copy forms part of the Bibliotheca Homerica Langiana. Gift of M. C. Lang. It has the bookplates of Cortland Bishop. Contains marginalia. Marginalia in vol. 2 is extensive, in several hands and in several languages, including one unknown language. First Aldine edition. Vol. 1 bound after introductory text. Vol. 1 in contemporary vellum binding, vol. 2 in modern vellum binding. An anonymous engraving signed "P" is pasted on recto of [I i] of vol. 1.
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Varying Form of Title Parallel title Homeri Ilias
Portion of title Ilias
Other uniform titles Homer. Odyssey
Bibliotheca Homerica Langiana
Battle of the frogs and mice.
Homeric hymns.
Other authors / contributors Manuzio, Aldo, 1449 or 1450-1515
Notes Aldine devices on title pages.
Capital spaces with guide letters.
Signatures: v. [1]: A-Z⁸, AA-LL⁸, MM⁶ (MM6 blank) -- v. [2]: AA² a³⁸̄ b-z⁸ A-G⁸ H¹⁰ ¹⁻⁷⁸.
Latin dedication in each volume by Aldus Pius Manutius. The dedication of vol. 2 dated: Venetiis secundo Cale[n]das Nouem. M.D. IIII.
Lives of Homer by Herodotus, Plutarch and Dion Chrysostomus (56 leaves) bound at beginning of volume 1 without separate title page.
Adams, H.M. Catalogue of books printed on the continent of Europe, 1501-1600, in Cambridge libraries.
Renouard. Annali delle edizioni aldine, 1953.
Homer in Print, A2

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