Dreyzehen Bücher von dem tewren Helden Enea, was der Wasser und Land bestanden. Jetzund von newem widerumb ubersehen, mit fleiss corrigiert, und schoenen figuren geziert.Frankfurt, (durch David Zoepffeln),



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Title within one-piece mannerist woodcut border incorporating bust of Virgil at foot, 13 full-page woodcuts (the one for book II coloured by an early hand, partial colouring to a few others); title in red and black.

8vo (170 x 105mm). [344]ff. Contemporary German blind-tooled pigskin over paste boards, covers panelled by fillets and medallion roll, acorn and rosette tools (later ink lettering on spine, ties missing, foot of spine and edges worn).

A new edition of Thomas Murner's (1475-1537) translation of the Aeneid, the first in German, with a new series of woodcuts. Murner's was the first German translation, printed in 1515 by Grüninger at Strassburg, and here with printed marginal notes in Latin.

Title-page with repair to lower blank corner, some staining to title and occasional staining and soiling throughout, last leaf strengthened at fore-margin.

Inscriptions at head and foot of title page, that at foot partially lacking ('dieser buch....162?'), library stamp on verso of title, 

JS Morgan (Princeton) G1559. VD16 V 1430.

Stock Code: 48263

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