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Esopi Appologi siue Mythologi cum quibusdam carminum et fabularum additionibus Sebastiani Brant.

Esopi Appologi siue Mythologi cum quibusdam carminum et fabularum additionibus Sebastiani Brant.

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Signatures: a-b⁸, c-o⁶ ⁸, p-s⁶ (last leaf blank) A-B⁸, C-D⁶, E-K⁸ ⁶, L⁴, M⁶ (last leaf blank).
In 2 pts.; the first includes Aesop's life tr. by Rinuccio, the fables in the prose version of Romulus and the metrical version of the Anonymus Neveleti, the fables of Avianus, Rinuccio, and others, with additions and commentary of Brant; the 2d pt. is a collection of fables by Brant, adapted from various authors.
Part of illus. hand-colored; some ms. notes.
Library of Congress copy has old boards, backed with stamped pigskin; clasps wanting. Front cover lining, a multiplication table, has inscription: Sebastianus Schwartz me jam possident; back cover lined with ms.
Library of Congress. Lessing J. Rosenwald collection, 889
Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

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01/01/1501
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