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[Barbieri (Barberiis), Filippo (Philippus de)]; [Proba, Falconia]
Quattuor hic compressa opuscula. Discordantie sanctorum doctorum Hieronymi, Augustini. Sibyllarum de Christo vaticinia: cu[m] appropriatis singularum figuris. Varia Judeorum & gentilium de Christo testimonia. Centones Probe Falconie de vtriusq[ue] testamenti hystoriis ex carninibus uirgilii selecti: cum annotatione locorum ex quibus desumpti sunt: a diuo Hieronymo Comprobate. [Bound together with:] Probe Centone Vatis Clarissime a Diuo Hieronymo comprobate. Centonam De fidei nostre Mysterijs e Maronis Carminibus excerptum opusculum
[Venetiis (Venezia):]: per Bernandinum Benalium (Bernardino Benali), 1510. First edition in this format. The first book is illustrated with twelve large woodcuts of the sibyls and ornamented with several historiated and white-on-black knotwork woodcut initials. Roman and rotunda types, 42 lines. In later vellum. Title in brown ink on spine. Wide-margined, very well preserved copy. In fine condition.. First edition in this format. The first book is illustrated with twelve large woodcuts of the sibyls and ornamented with several historiated and white-on-black knotwork woodcut initials. Roman and rotunda types, 42 lines. In later vellum. (28) leaves. Coll.: [A2], B-D4, E2; a-c4. . Beautifully illustrated Italian post-incunable edition, illustrated with twelve large woodcuts of the Sibyls and elaborate initials. Previously thought to be incunabula, this edition was printed after 1500. The strong woodcuts depicting the twelve Sybils are Venetian copies of those in earlier Roman editions, each with 4-part border, embellished with historiated and ornamental woodcut initials. The text, which is extracted from the larger collection of Filippo Barbieri's opuscula published twice in Rome at the beginning of the 1480s, most likely a compilation of contemporary Italian manuscripts detailing the names, origins, and predictions of the Sibyls. The "Testimonies of the Jews and gentiles concerning Christ," mentioned on the title-page, do not appear in the book, nor in the earlier Roman collections. The second title, "Cento Vergiliana" is an arrangement of Virgilian verses by the Rom … [Click Below for Full Description]
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