P. Virgilii Maronis Opera / Nic. Heins. Dan. f. emembranis compluribus iisque antiquissimis recensuit.

P. Virgilii Maronis Opera / Nic. Heins. Dan. f. emembranis compluribus iisque antiquissimis recensuit.
Virgil., Heinsius, Nicolaas, 1620-1681., Elzevir, Daniel, 1626-1680, printer.

The last Elzevier edition in the 12mo format; more correct than those of 1636. Cf. Willems.

The "second" issue containing the dedicatory letter to Louis XIV. Cf. Willems.

Engraved t.p.

Headpieces; initials.

Blanks: t.p. verso; last leaf at end.

The main text of this work was printed in 1676, but the volume was not issued until 1679, when a few changes and additions were made in the preliminary leaves.-Cf. Willems.

Address to readers and dedication both headed with fleuron of hollyhocks.

Error in paging: no. 369 misprinted 323.

Includes index.

Willems, A. Elzevier, 1523b

Decorative endpapers Digital image. Wellington, N.Z. : National Library of New Zealand.

Alexander Turnbull Library SPC copy. Library copy is variant printed on large paper. T.p. cut out and mounted on flyleaf. Copy specific details available on request from Curator, Special Printed Collections. Binding: crushed red goatskin, gold tooled in panel design, Dutch gilt endpapers. Spine title: Virgilius Nicolai Heinsii. In green goatskin slipcase, gold tooled and blind tooled, with spine title: Virgilii opera.Provenance: ownership inscriptions on flyleaf including: "J. Budges", "E. Musaeo G. 1721", "Library of J.G. Grievius"? ; t.p. signed "D. of Grafton 1786". Pages ruled in red, pen drawing of Virgil mounted on additional leaf inserted after t.p. ; engraving of Louis XIV mounted on leaf facing dedication; engraving of Heinsius mounted on leaf inserted before leaf *2. Acc. R1080.

Digital image available: decorative endpapers of Alexander Turnbull Library Rare Book copy. Details available on request from Curator, Rare Books and Fine Printing.

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Other Titles
Works. 1676
Amstelodami : Ex officina Elzeviriana., A⁰. 1676. [i.e. 1679]
[52], 387, [31] p., [1] folded leaf of plates :map ;14 cm. (12mo)
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