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dc.contributor.authorAesopen_US
dc.contributor.authorPlanudes, Maximusen_US
dc.date.accessioned2016-01-25T16:30:10Z
dc.date.available2016-01-25T16:30:10Z
dc.date.issued1757en_US
dc.identifier.other3190 (Access ID)en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10504/78590
dc.description.abstractI found this little treasure during a break in Renard meetings in Turin. The bookstore owner had not been aware of it, but recognized it promptly when I found it and was even able to look up on the spot a published list of Remondini Venice publications. The list (a xeroxed page is with the book) clearly shows an edition of this book done in 1757. Apparently this publishing house specialized in portable books to be sold by men who walked with them on their backs through northern Italy and Switzerland. Bodemann lists as #64.2 a Remondini edition with this title done in 1743 in Bassano. This Venice/Bassano book may well be a later printing of that 1743 book. Someone wrote 1757 at the bottom of this title-page. See Bodemann #64.1 for a full listing of all that is contained in the 1623 Brescia edition with this title. The book begins with a list of authors included and turns next to Planudes' Life of Aesop (5-50, not illustrated). Then come selections from Aphthonius and Hermogenes on fable and a dedicatory epistle from Valla. The fables begin on 57. Bodemann counts 76 fable illustrations, double-framed, in her edition, and I get the same number when I count here. The woodcuts are strong and simple and particularly well-defined and clear here; Bodemann notes that they derive ultimately from the Aesopus Dorpii. Good examples of their strength might be Ass and Horse (70), The Man Who Found an Axe on the Road (95), The Shepherd Up a Tree Whose Cloak Is Eaten Beneath Him (117), WC (125), and The Fox and the Hunters (214). If one wanted to select a characteristic piece for contrast and comparison it might well be WC with the curved neck of the crane. The fabulists listed here are Laurentius Valla, Gulielmus Gudanus, Hadrianus Barlandus, Gulielmus Hermanus, Rimicius, Angelus Policianus, Petrus Crinitus, Plinius Secundus Nonocomensis, and Aulus Gellius, all of whose work is easy for me to identify. The opening list then promises thirteen fables from various writers and a final group of fables from Gabrius, and these I do not find. AI at the end. A lovely little early treasure!en_US
dc.description.statementofresponsibilityRetold by Katherine Evansen_US
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dc.publisherTypis Io. Antonij Remondinien_US
dc.publisherTypis Io: [Johannis] Antonij Remondinien_US
dc.subject.lccPA3855.A2 1757aen_US
dc.titleAesopi Phrygis et Aliorum Fabulaeen_US
dc.typeBook, Whole
dc.publisher.locationVenetiis, ac Bassanien_US
dc.publisher.locationVenice/Bassanoen_US
dc.description.noteLanguage note: Latinen_US
dc.url.link1http://creighton-primo.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/primo_library/libweb/action/search.do?fn=search&ct=search&initialSearch=true&mode=Basic&tab=default_tab&indx=1&dum=true&srt=rank&vid=01CRU&frbg=&tb=t&vl%28freeText0%29=991001895879702656&scp.scps=scope%3A%2801CRU%29%2Cscope%3A%2801CRU_ALMA
dc.acquired.locationSoave, Turinen_US
dc.cost.otherCost: 250000 Lireen_US
dc.cost.usCost: $150.00en_US
dc.date.acquired1997-09en_US
dc.date.printed1757?en_US
dc.description.bindingThis is a hardbound book (hard cover)en_US
dc.subject.local1Aesop and othersen_US
dc.subject.local4Title Page Scanneden_US
dc.time.yr1757?


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