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Antonii Coccii Sabellici. Edited by Celio Secondo Curione.
1560 Sabellicus. 1st edition. Opera Omnia, M. Antonii Coccii Sabellici. Hervagium. Edited by Celio Secondo Curione.
Joannem Hervagium (Johannes Hervagius), Basel (Basileae), 1560. The recognized first edition of the collected works of Marcus Antonius Coccius Sabellicus, edited by Celio Secondo Curione, complete in four books (bound in three volumes), with the provenance stamp of the Count de Ega decorating each board (and more provenance within). An earlier "opera" (1538) was published, but lacked much of Sabellicus' work. The noted scholar Celio Secondo Curione gathered, and edited this work, published in Basel, Switzerland, at the printing house of Hervagius. About Sabellicus - Sabellicus (1436-1506) was a scholar and historian of Venice, best known for his universal history, Enneades sive Rhapsodia historiarum. Early in his career he wrote a history of Venice, which led to him being given a teaching position in the city. In 1487 he was appointed curator of the Biblioteca Marciana (National Library of St. Mark) and began preparing for the eventual historic library building next to the Doge's Palace. About Curione - A well-regarded grammarian, editor, historian and humanist who spent many years exiled from Italy in Switzerland (Basel). Provenance - Antonio Lomelino de Vasconcelos placed his name and date (1759) on many of the title pages, colophons, etc. throughout the three volumes. He was a scholar, who became the Regius Professor of Latin Grammar in 1771 (which probably explains why most the notes correct Latin words). "(He) is said to have been a curious and diligent bibliophile. This important bookstore later passed to the Count of Ega, Aires de Saldanha, and by the sequestration t … [Click Below for Full Description]
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