Title: De Civitate Dei (With Commentaries of Thomas...
Publisher: Bonetus Locatellus for Octavianus Scotus, Venice
Publication Date: 1489
Book Condition: Very Good+
18 February (12 Kl. Martias) 1489/90. Chancery folio (270 x 203 mm). Types 2:130G (titling), 4:92G (text), 1:74G (commentary), full-page woodcut, Scotus device B (Kristeller 282). Double column with surrounding commentary, 65 lines commentary + headline; initial spaces. Unrubricated. Collation: A-R8 S6 t-z, AA-EE8 FF-HH6: 264 leaves, both the first and last pages with printed titles; upper and lower margins cut close, one headline just shaved, early foliation mostly trimmed away. Nineteenth-century vellum with green morocco label, edges plain; endleaves renewed. The fine portrait woodcut on A1v is original to this edition. Goff A-1245; Hain 2605; GW 2889; Sander 670; Essling 73; BMC V 437 (IB.22832); BSB-Ink A-862; Bod-inc A-531. The two title-pages of this edition, on first and last pages, are illustrated by Margaret M. Smith, "The Title-Page: Its Early Development 1460-1510" (2000), p. 72. Bookseller Inventory # D3782
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