1667 Rare Vellum Book - Aurelius Prudentius Clemens - Roman Christian Poetry
Author : Prudentius Clemens (Aurelius), Heinsius (Nicolas).
Title : Aurelii Prudentii Clementis quae extant. Nicolaus Heinsius (.) ex vetustissimis exemplaribus recensuit & animadversiones adjecit. [Bound with] : Nicolai Heinsii Dan. F. in Prudentium adnotata.
Language : Text in Latin
Publisher : Amstelodami: Apud Danielem Elzevirium, 1667. Complete 2 volumes in one book.
Size : 5 " X 3 "
Pages : 327, 167 pages + Index.
Binding : Attractive and very good full vellum binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed) under a removable protective mylar cover.
Content : Very good content (bright and tight, some foxing and staining, small stain on lower margin of the title page and preliminary pages - as shown).
Estimate : (USD 250 - USD 500)
The book : Rare and very nice 17th century edition of the collected poems of Prudentius, edited by Heinsius,
The author : Aurelius Prudentius Clemens was a Roman Christian poet, born in the Roman province of Tarraconensis (now Northern Spain) in 348. He probably died in the Iberian Peninsula some time after 405, possibly around 413. The place of his birth is uncertain, but it may have been Caesaraugusta (Saragossa), Tarraco (Tarragona), or Calagurris (Calahorra).
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