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Lucretius - Capycius / Capece

De principiis rerum […] — Naples 1594

Lucretius – Capycius, Scipio [Scipione Capece]. De principiis rerum libri duo. De divo Ioanne Baptisto vate maximo. Libri III. Et Elegiae quaedam cum Epigrammatis. — Naples, Giovanni Giacomo Carlino & Antonio Pace, 1594. [sold]

 

8vo (141 x 96 mm). (12), 84 leaves. 18th-century vellum boards; scattered foxing, early signature on title, browning and minor marginal repairs on last few leaves. – Edit16 CNCE 9084.

¶ Scipio Capece, ca. 1480-1551 , Italian jumanist and jurist, born at Naples, member of the Academia Pontaniana. A poem in imitation of Lucretius’s De rerum natura. See Gordon, Lucretius, pages 294-96.