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Virgil.

P. Virgilii Maronis Mantuani : doctiss virborum notationibus illustrata opera et industria / Virgilius I.O. Meyen, Bergizomii Belgae. - Venice : Apud Aldum, MDLXXVI. [1576] - [7], 947 p. ; 17 cm. (12°)

Printed by Aldo Manuzio the Younger (1547-97) at the Aldine Press, Venice. Woodcut title page with device of Aldo Manuzio the Younger (1547-97) Woodcut initals, head-and-tail pieces and marginalia. Notes by previous owner Robert Tighe on blank opening leaves.


Text chiefly in Latin with some Greek.

Contemporary pigskin binding. Blind tooled central panel stamp with floral motif. Blind ruled outer board edges with floral motif in each corner. Inner board edges blind tooled. Banded spine with six compartments with blind stamped floral motif in each compartment. Red morocco title label. Marbled endpapers and pastedowns. Red edges.


Aeneas (Legendary character)--Poetry--Early works to 1800.


Agriculture--Poetry--Rome--Early works to 1800.
Country life--Poetry--Rome--Early works to 1800.
Epic poetry, Latin--Early works to 1800.
Latin poetry--Early works to 1800.
Pastoral poetry, Latin--Early works to 1800.

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