Hand-Colored Horace

Horace (or, Horatius Flaccus). D. LAMBINI IN Q. HORATIUM FLACCUM [with the text of the 4th edition]...

Frankfurt: Andreae Wecheli Heredes, Claudium Marnium and Joann. Aubrum, 1596. 4to. 2 volumes in 1. (16),464;550,(2)pp. Indices. Woodcut device of Wechel on both titles and verso of final leaf (otherwise blank). In this copy all of the devices have been hand colored (old coloring). Old plain vellum, somewhat worn. Title and text with some old moderate water stains. Free endpapers lacking. Not a particularly attractive copy, but quite useable. Later 16th century edition of Horace, edited by the great scholar Dionysius Lambinus. Dibdin, in his GREEK AND LATIN CLASSIC (4th ed.). Vol II, p.45, makes reference to two editions printed by Wechel, a 1577 folio and our 1596 4to.


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