Antiquariat Jürgen Dinter



ΟΛΥΜΠΙΑ. ΠΥΘΙΑ. ΝΕΜΕΑ. ΙΣΘΜΙΑ … — Rome, Zacharias Kallierges, 13 August 1515. [sold]

4to (221 x 160 mm). α4 β-θ8 ι6 κ-μ8 ν-ξ6 Α-Η8 Θ10 Ι-Ρ8: 204 leaves. Red printing: β1r and Α3r. Blanks  ι10 and Θ10 present. Recent overlapping vellum with ties.

Quires α, β, Π and Ρ with pinholes or traces of it visible.

Some browing and foxing, mostly marginal, title stained and spotted, strengthened along gutter, ink stain on fol. Λ8v. Final quire Ρ has been misbound before quire Ο.

The copy has nearly one hundred ms corrections in Greek of insufficient proofreading in a contemporary Italian script.

For any details of the most important editio romana see: Staffan Fogelmark, The Kallierges Pindar. A Study in Renaissance Greek Scholarship and Printing. 2 volumes. Cologne, Dinter, 2015.

Distribution of Fogelmark’s settings a and b in quires Α-Δ: ab aa bb ab. This is no. 184 in his Census of copies examined (vol. II, p. 525); the only one with this distribution.