|Title||Operum; ex vetustissimis manuscriptis codicibus per Theologos Lovanienses ab innumeris erroribus repurgatus |
|Detail Depicted||Printing -- Page design (Title page)|
Printers and publishers -- Marks and colophons (Title page)
Printing -- Materials -- Colors (Title page)
Owners -- Signatures and stamps (Title page)
|Creator/Author||Avrelii Avgvstini Hipponensis Episcopi [Augustine, Saint, Bishop of Hippo] |
|Publisher||Excvdebat Ioannes Qvadratvs |
|Place of Publication||Lugduni [France -- Lyon] |
|Date of Publication||M.D.LXXXVI  |
|Subjects (LCSH)||Theology--Early church, ca. 30-600.|
|Genre Heading||Early printed books--1501-1600 (16th century)|
|Bibliographic Elements||3 v. in 1 (fol.) |
|Printing Method||Letterpress on handmade laid paper |
|Printer||Excvdebat Ioannes Qvadratvs |
|Image Production Process||Woodcuts|
|Binding||This is a historically significant binding that should be handled as little as possible.|
Bound in contemporary leather over beveled oak boards.
Original leather and decorated brass and clasp, part of second clasp still extant.
Both handle tools and rolls used for cover designs in gilt and blind. Ornate central medallion on front cover.
Sewn on 5 cords, laced through the boards. Original headbands and tailbands missing.
Evidence of 20th century spine repair and leather consolidation. Bad 20th century hinge repair front and back cover, jeopardizing endsheets.
|General Notes||Signatures: A-Z[superscript 8] a-b[superscript 8], [superscript 2]A-Z[superscript 8] [superscript 2]a-c[superscript 8], [superscript 3]A-Z[superscript 8] [superscript 3]a-e[superscript 8] f[superscript 10] [$4 (+[superscript 3]f5) signed; missigning [superscript 2]c2 as c3]; 638 leaves, pp.  3-390 [391-392], [superscript 2][1-2] 3-377  379-414 [415-416], [superscript 3][1-2] 3-466 [467-468] [misnumbering 38 as 58, 106 as 109, [superscript 2]166 as 266, 252 as 352, 411 as 410, 412 as 411, [superscript 3]35 as 53, 140 as 130, 325 as 523, 372 as 273, 444 as 443, 445 as 345, 446 as 346, 455 as 554]|
Publisher/Printer taken from colophon.
While all three title pages are dated 1586, all three colophons are dated 1585.
Title pages in red and black.
Text in two columns.
Decorated printer's initials, with tailpieces at end of each book.
|Previous Owners||Inscriptus Catalogo Fratrum de Olissa inscribed on first title page|
W Dreist inscribed on first title page
|Language||Latin with some Greek |
|Digital Collection||Historical Book Arts Collection |
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Division. |
|Repository Collection||Special Collections |
|Call Number||SpecColl Rare 208 Au4 |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned in RGB color using an Olylmpus C-2000 Zoom digital camera and saved in.jpg format and resized to768x600 ppi. 2003. |
|Content||Tomus I. with appendix, Tomus II. Epistolas with appendix, Tomus III Ta didaktika[transliterated] |
|Restrictions/Copyright||Some of our items are fragile and may require an appointment for use. Please contact Special Collections. |