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Horace - Quinti Horatii Flacci de Arte poetica - 1511

1 volume size small in 4
title: Quinti Horatii Flacci De Arte poetica.
Opusculum aureum cum regulis prosaicis auctum.
And ad Ascensio familiariter expositum.
And recenter cum regulis syllabimetris eiusdez de novo additis congratulate incipit.
modern full vellum parchment binding, smooth bare spine.
year 1511 - Lyon and Toulouse - Printed Jean de Clauso & Jehan Robion
Like any illuminated book, there is only one in the world
and is presented here.
Beautiful gold-illuminated work of a Gothic print
long lines.
Mark of the bookseller Jehan Robion on the title.
This book was printed in Lyon on December 8, 1511.
Rare illuminated Gothic edition of the Poetic Art of Horace,
with the commentary of the humanist bookseller and printer
Josse Bade Ascensius (Absent at CCFR)
37 pages plus 1 sheet which has a total of 76 pages
because the numbering does not indicate all the pages.
The book contains many scenes of ornithology
parakeet, bank swallow and peacock birds
as well as several botanical achievements illuminated with gold,
accompanied by its beautiful illuminated title page.
general condition the whole is well preserved as well
than the illuminated achievements, despite several centuries
the book is in good condition.
small tear, without loss in the margin of 3 to 4 pages
without affecting the text.
slight mark of foxing here and there.

Object Book
Number of Books 1
Subject Incunabula & early printing, Philosophy, Poetry, Religion
Author/ Illustrator Horace
Book Title Quinti Horatii Flacci de Arte poetica
Condition Good
Publication year oldest item 1511
Edition 1st Edition
Language Latin
Original language Yes
Publisher Jean de Clauso & Jehan Robion
Binding/ Material Vellum
Number of pages 76
Dimensions 20×14 cm
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