Antiquariat Jürgen Dinter

Arrianus

Περὶ Ἀλεξάνδρου ἀναβάσεως – Venice 1535

1.500 €

Ἀρριανοῦ περὶ Ἀλεξάνδρου ἀναβάσεως. Arriani de ascensu Alexandri. — (Colophon:) Venetiis in aedibus Bartholomaei Zanetti Casterzagensis, aere vero, & diligentia Ioannis Francisci Trincaveli … M D XXXI. Mense Septembri. [Venice, Zanetti, September 1535].

 

Editio princeps 

8vo (150 x 100 mm). *4 α-ω, αα–ηη8: 252 ff., η7 with device, η8 blank. Light marginal waterstaining. Contemporary limp vellum. Ms. title on lower edge and spine.

Giovanni Francesco Trincavelli mentioned in the colophon is the son of the editor. As a successful lawyer, he financed the printing of his father’s editions.

Sicherl, Die griechischen Erstausgaben des Vettore Trincavelli, Paderborn 1993, pp. 36-41. Hoffmann I2 376; Adams A 2008.

On Zanetti see E. Layton, The 16th century Greek book in Italy, pp. 513-521; on the device see Mortimer 233 and 540.