F. Ambrosii Calepini Bergomensis ord. eremit. s. Augustini dictionarium septem linguarum ... additamenta quoque Pauli Manutii suo quæque loco inserta ... vocabolariumque italicolatinum maximopere est amplificatum. Ambrosius Calepinus.
F. Ambrosii Calepini Bergomensis ord. eremit. s. Augustini dictionarium septem linguarum ... additamenta quoque Pauli Manutii suo quæque loco inserta ... vocabolariumque italicolatinum maximopere est amplificatum

F. Ambrosii Calepini Bergomensis ord. eremit. s. Augustini dictionarium septem linguarum ... additamenta quoque Pauli Manutii suo quæque loco inserta ... vocabolariumque italicolatinum maximopere est amplificatum

Venetiis: typis Stephani Curtij, 1689. Folio, 2 parts in 1, pp. [6], 988; 156; lacking the advertisement leaf [*4]; first title page printed in red and black, both with printer's woodcut device, text in both double and triple column, woodcut initials and ornaments; later maroon calf-backed marbled boards, gilt lettering and decoration on spine; title page backed, with paper repairs in the fore-margin and corners (barely touching any letterpress), paper repair in the lower corners of the first 15 leaves, last 4 leaves with neat repair in the fore-margins (again not touching any letterpress); all else good and sound. This famous and durable polyglot dictionary was first published as a Latin lexicon in Reggio in 1502, and was gradually augmented by a series of editors to include up to ten languages, including English. "During the whole period of the Renaissance scarcely an important dictionary was published which did not reflect directly or indirectly the influence of Calepine" (Starnes). Labarre 198. Item #44345

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