Auction 77 ONLINE AUCTION: PRINTED BOOKS, HOLY LAND MAPS, POSTERS, & JEWISH GRAPHIC ART
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LOT 79:

VERGIL, POLYDORE.

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Adagioru[m] opus per autorem et diligenter recognitu[m], et magnifice locupletatum.
Two parts in one volume. Two title-pages each with differing, elaborate woodcut borders.
Opening title laid down. Modern vellum-backed marbled boards. Folio.
Basle: Johannes Froben 1525
Vergil’s Adagia is a compilation of hundreds of Latin proverbs and phrases, intended to induce the reader with positive, upstanding values. The first work of its kind, the first edition (1498) preceded Erasmus's similar effort by two years.