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Electorum liber secundus. Leiden, 1585

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Record ID cp011805
Voet reference number 1542A
Museum Plantin-Moretus
Author Justus LIPSIUS (LIPS)
Title page transcription IVSTI LIPSI ‖ ELECTORVM ‖ LIBER SECVNDVS. ‖ In quo mixtim Ritus ‖ & Censuræ. ‖ ⊕ 40 ‖ LVGDVNI BATAVORVM, ‖ Ex officina Christophori Plantini. ‖ CIƆ.IƆ.LXXXV.
Collation 4º: *-**⁴, ††⁴, a-n⁴; pages [1-24], 1-99, [100-104]
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Pages [1]: Title [2]: Blank [3-6]: Ad Ianum Dousam V.N. et Ianum Hautenum huic urbi a-secretis (Leiden, 1 February 1585) [7-10]: Poem by Janus Dousa (italic type and roman type capitals, marginals in roman type) [11-13]: Poem by F. vander Kammen (italic type and roman type capitals) [14-16]: Table [17-20]: Iani Dousae votum Aesculapio pro salute Lipsiana (italic type and roman type capitals and marginals) [21-23]: Eiusdem preces gratesque pro eadem (marginals in roman type and italic type) [24]: Greek poem by Bon. Vulcanius; Privilege (Fontainebleau, 5 August 1582, signed by De Neufville) 1-99: Text (parts in italic type and greek type, marginals in italic type and roman type) [100-103]: Index [103]: Privilege (Fontainebleau, 5 August 1582, s. De Neufville) [104]: Blank
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Variants A. With ††4 (pages [17-24]) (e.g. copies with Antwerp imprint: Museum Plantin-Moretus, A 21) B. Without ††4 (pages [17-24]) (e.g. copies with Leiden imprint: RL Stockholm; with Antwerp imprint: Museum Plantin-Moretus, A 1570) N.B.: Quire ††4 must have been added after the printing of the book, as the signature 'IVSTI' on page [16], refers to page 1 and not to page [17].
Illustrations 1) Copper engraving, 32 × 65, on page 17: the two sides of a Roman coin
Copies Cf. Opera omnia, Leiden, 1585 (no. cp012406)
Bibliographical references Bib. Belgica (1964–1970 éd.), III, page 928
Online bibliographical references
Note 1 First edition of a collection of critical studies on passages of classic Greek and Latin authors and of short studies on Roman archaeology. Continuation of Electorum liber primus (first edition 1580; reprinted in 1585: cf. nos. 1540 and 1541).
Note 2 The work forms part of the Opera omnia quae ad criticam proprie spectant (see no. cp012406), but has its own title-page and pagination, which formally make of it a separate edition.
Note 3 It has been printed in the Officina Plantiniana in Leiden, but part of the edition received a title-page with Plantin's Antwerp imprint.
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