POLYDORE VERGIL De Rerum Inventoribus Lyon 1561 #3i

POLYDORE VERGIL: ON DISCOVERY
"De Rerum Inventoribus Lib. VIII"
(Lyon, 1561)

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AUTHOR:
Polydore Vergil or Virgil / Polydorus Vergilius (c. 1470 - 1555) was an English historian, of Italian extraction, otherwise known as PV Castellensis. He is a primary source for the Tudor period, though his historical accuracy is often questioned.
TITLE:
"Polydori Vergilii urbinatis De Rerum inventoribus lib. VIII. Eiusdem in Domenicam precem Commentariolus."
PRINTER / PUBLISHER:
Lugduni (Lyon), apud Haered. Seb. Gryphii, 1561
DESCRIPTION:
Latin edition of the famous work of Polydore.
Decorated by some woodcut initials and bordures. Book block in nice gold cut.
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The De Inventoribus , the 2nd book of Polydore, treating of the origin of all things whether ecclesiastical or lay (Paris, 1499), originally consisted of only seven books, but was increased to eight in 1521. It was exceedingly popular, and was early translated into French (1521), German (1537), English (1546) and Spanish (1551). All editions, however, except those following the text sanctioned by Gregory XIII in 1576, are on the Index Expurgatorius .
(Source: Wikipedia)
BINDING:
full leather
SIZE:
about 12,5 x 7,5
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