Hē tou Homērou poiēsis hapasa.

Author
Homer [Browse]
Uniform title
Format
Book
Language
  • Greek, Ancient (to 1453)
  • Latin
Published/​Created
[Florence : Printer of Vergilius (C 6061) [Demetrius Damilas and Bartolommeo Libri?] for Bernardus and Nerius Nerlius, and Johannes Acciaiuolus, 8 December 1488 [i.e. not before 13 January 1489]]
Description
2 v. ([438] l.) 34 cm. (fol.)

Details

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IncunabulaSpecimens [Browse]
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Rare books genre
Notes
  • Signatures: A-D⁸, E¹⁰, A-Z⁸, ET⁸, [con]⁸, [rum]⁸; AA-ZZ⁸, ETET⁶.
  • Editio princeps.
  • Dedicatory letter in Latin by Bernardus Nerlius dated 13 Jan. 1488/89.
  • Edited by Demetrius Chalcondyles.
  • Title from colophon.
  • Vol. 1 begins (leaf [superscript pi]A1r): Bernardus Nerlius Petro Medicae Laurentii filio .S.
  • Vol. 2 begins (leaf AA1r): Hypothesis tēs A Homērou Odysseias.
  • Place of publication from colophon; printer statement from ISTC, Ridolfi, colophon, and the prefatory letter of Nerlius; date from prefatory letter.
  • Colophon (v. 2, leaf 2ET5v): Hē tou Homērou poiēsis hapasa entypōtheisa peras eilēphen ēdē syn theō en phlōrentia, analōmasi men, tōn eugenōn kai agathōn andrōn, kai peri logous hellēnikous spoudaiōn Bernardou kai Nēriou tanaidos tou Neriliou phlōrentinoin. ponō de kai dexiotēti Dēmētriou Mediolaneōs Krētos, tōn logiōn andrōn charin kai logōn hellenikōn ephiemenōn, Etei tō apo tēs Christou gennēseōs chiliostō tetrakosiostō ogdoēkostō ogdoō mēnos dekembriou enatē.
  • Initial spaces.
  • 39 lines to the page. Types: 121 Gk. 96 R. Printed in black.
  • Due to an imposition error in the inner forme of sheet O2.7 (v. 1), the text on leaves O2v and O7r has been reversed. Cf. BM 15th cent.
  • Princeton copy 1 ExI copy 1 has one illuminated initial (leaf 1a).
  • Princeton copy 1 ExI copy 1 imperfect: blank leaf preceding the Iliad (E 10) and blank leaf at end (ETET 6) wanting.
  • Princeton copy 1 ExI copy 1 formerly owned by Bosch, Van Lennep, Yemeniz (book-plate), Eugène Paillet (autograph), Damascène Morgand and Junius Spencer Morgan.
  • Princeton copy 2 ExI copy 2 is annotated in ms. by Guillaume Budé, was formerly in the library of Claude Gros de Boze; in the 1753 (Gabriel Martin) auction cat., it is lot 806, 2 vols., red morocco: "Cet exemplaire ... a appartenu au célèbre Guillaume Budée; ses armes sont peintes dans les lettres initiales de chaque volume, & les marges de l'un & de l'autre sont chargées de scholies Grecques & Latines de sa propre main & de celle de Louis Budée son frère. M. Boivin Garde de la Bibliothèque du Roi en a donné la notice dans les Mémoires de l'Académie des Belles-Lettres, Tom. v. pag. 354. & suiv."
  • Princeton copy 2 ExI copy 2 is from the Cyrus H. McCormick collection; formerly owned Jean Paul Bignon, abbé of St. Quentin, by Brayton Ives; bookplate of Robert Hoe.
  • Princeton copy 3 WHS copy formerly owned by Dr. Anthony Askew, Brierley, Miss Richardson-Currer, Dudley C. Marjoribanks, and James William Ellsworth; acquired 9/4/23 from Rosenbach.
  • Princeton copy 1 ExI copy 1 bound in green morocco. Monogram BD on covers. Binding attributed to Alexis Pierre Bradel, nephew of Derome le jeune, often called Bradel-Derome. (See letter from Brick Row Book Shop inserted in v. 1).
  • Princeton copy 2 ExI copy 2 in later red goatskin with blind double fillet.
  • Princeton copy 3 WHS copy bound by Elliott for Anthony Askew.
Reproduction note
Microfilm. Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Library, 20--. microfilm reels ; 35 mm.
Contents
Vol. [1]. Ilias -- v. [2]. Odysseia -- Batrachomyomachia -- Hymnoi.
References
  • Hain-Copinger-Reichling 8772
  • Proctor 6194
  • BM 15th cent. VI, p. 678 (IB.27657a)
  • Goff H-300
  • Catalogue of the collection of books and manuscripts belonging to Mr. Brayton Ives 445
  • J. H. Hanford, "An Old Master Restored. The Homeric Commentary of Guillaume Budé at Princeton," The Princeton University Library Chronicle 18 (1956): 1-10.
Other format(s)
Also available in an electronic version.
Other title(s)
  • Tou Homērou poiēsis hapasa
  • Battle of the frogs and mice.
  • Homeric hymns.
OCLC
12073144
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