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Epigrammata (Epigrams)

M.V. Martialis poetae facetissimi epigrammata

1544
Author Martial (about 40–after 100), Printer Christoph Froschauer (Swiss, died in 1564)


Place of Publication: Zurich, Switzerland

Catalogue Raisonné

British Museum, STC German, p. 595

Dimensions

Overall: 17 x 11 x 3.3 cm (6 11/16 x 4 5/16 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.709

Medium or Technique

Printed book, unillustrated

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Zurich: Christoph Froschauer, 1544) Quarto; 223 leaves; contemporary blind-stamped pigskin, dated 1559 and monogrammed C*K [attributed to Caspar Kraft]; beige cloth box.


Zurich: Christoph Froschauer, 1544

Provenance

Ownership inscription "Christoforo Cresso 1559" on title page; G. Chartener (bookplate); Mrs. Horatio Greenough Curtis, by whom given to MFA, April 1925.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horatio Greenough Curtis