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Epistolarum lib. X (Correspondence)

Panegyricus Traiano dictus

1533
Illustrated by Oronce Fine (French, 1494–1555), Author Pliny, the Younger, Printer and Publisher Josse Badius (French, 1462–1535), Publisher Jean de Roigny (French, active 1529–1566)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Renouard, Badius, v. 3, pp. 170-71

Dimensions

Overall: 33.3 x 22.6 x 4.5 cm (13 1/8 x 8 7/8 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

KBR596

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with woodcut title border and vignette

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Josse Badius and Jean de Roigny, 1533) Folio; 240 leaves; contemporary blind-stamped brown calf (rust-colored cloth box).

Title-page architectural border surrounding Badius’s printer’s mark, showing a printing press.


Paris: Josse Badius and Jean de Roigny, 1533

Provenance

Balthasar Lydius (1577-1629, Dutch theologian), his inscription on title page "Sum Balthazaris Lydii," and notations in his hand in the text (some dated 1598 and 1599) cited on preliminary leaf facing title; ownership inscription on front pastedown dated 25 Sept [18]35; Sylvester R. Koehler (1837-1900, Curator of Prints at MFA), by whom given to MFA, October 20, 1898.

Credit Line

Gift of Sylvester Rosa Koehler