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Ἐξηγήσεις παλαιαὶ […] — Verona 1532

4.200 €

Ἐξηγήσεις παλαιαὶ […] ἐκ διαφόρων τῶν ἁγίων πατέρων ὑπομνημάτων συλλεχθεῖσαι τοῦ μὲν Οἰκουμενίου εἰς τὰς Πράξεις τῶν Ἀποστόλων, εἰς τὰς ἑπτὰ καθολικάς λεγομένας ἐπιστολάς, εἰς τὰς Παύλου πάσας, τοῦ δὲ Ἁρέθα εἰς τὴν Ἰωάννου Ἀποκάλυψιν. Expositiones antiquae … — Veronae MDXXXII [Colophon:] Veronae, apud Stephanum & fratres Sabios, MDXXXII, Mense Febr. 

Verona, Stephano Nicolini da Sabbio & brothers for Bishop Giberti, February 1532

Editio princeps

Folio (321 x 219 mm). [*]12 α-λ10 μ8 ν-ω, αΑ, αα-ωω, ΑΒ10: (12) ff., 1014 pp. Blanks ζ6, μ7,8, υ2 present, ττ10 and B10 not; α1 printed in red & black. Faint water-margin to lower blank margin, and in the inner gutter of a number of quires; a wide-margined copy. 

Contemporary calf over wooden boards. Upper joint repaired; rubbed, spine in parts defective (see photo); later endpapers.

Third and last book in Bishop Giberti’s project to publish a series of Patristic texts see. Printed in the second font cut by Stefano Nicolini for this project. – Layton p. 412; Adams O-111; ustc 802611.

Editor of the Chrysostomos was Bernardino Donato, il celebre letterato from Verona (ca. 1470-1532), who held the chair of Greek in Padua from 1526 onwards, then lectured in Verona; he was direttore editoriale of the Giberti press. The Oecumenius is dedicated by Donato to Clemens VII, i. e. Guilio de’ Medici.