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Frontinus, Sextus Julius

Sexti Iulii Frontini uiri consularis De aquis que in urbem influunt : libellus mirabilis.

Additional Title(s):

Sexti Iulii Frontini viri consvlaris De aqvis qve in vrbem inflvvnt

Sexti Julii Frontini viri consularis De aquis que in urbem influunt

De aquis que in urbem influunt

De aquis urbis Romae

[Rome : Eucharius Silber, 1486 or 7?]
Physical Description:
[32] p. ; 29 cm. (fol.)
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NA2515 .V587 1486+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Editio princeps.
Edited by Giovanni Antonio Sulpicio of Veroli (Joannes Sulpicius Verulanus) and Giulio Pomponio Leto.
Undated. Nearly always found bound after Sulpicio's ed. of Vitruvius, which has the same typeface. The two works were printed by the same unknown press, and on sale together by Aug. 16, 1487, when John Shirwood, Archdeacon of Richmond, bought copies during his visit to Rome.
Signatures: [1-2⁸]; unsigned.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in blind-stamped and gilt-stamped calf, with gilt edges; blue silk endpapers. Binder's ticket: Simier, Relieur du Roi, rue St. Honoré, no. 152, à Paris. Armorial bookplate of Richard Blackett Beaumont. Bound with: Vitruvius Pollio. L. Victruuii Pollionis ad Cesarem Augustum De architectura liber primus. [Rome: Eucharius Silber, 1486 or 7].
Gesamtkatalog der Wiegendrucke, 10408
Catalogue of books printed in the XVth century now in the British Museum, v. IV, page 123; v. VII, page 1132
Goff, F.R. Incunabula in American libraries, F-324
Incunabula short title catalogue, if00324000
British Architectural Library. Early printed books, 1478-1840, 1142
Bibliothecae Apostolicae Vaticanae incunabula, F-123
Stillwell, M.B. Awakening interest in science during the first century of printing, 1450-1550, F290
Hain, L. Repertorium bibliographicum, 7389
Subject Terms:
Aqueducts -- Italy -- Rome -- Early works to 1800.
Beaumont, Richard Blackett -- Bookplate.
Incunabula in Yale Library.
Simier -- Bookbinder.
Water-supply -- Italy -- Rome -- Early works to 1800.
Armorial Bookplates (Provenance)
Sulpitius Verulanus, Joannes, active 15th century
Leto, Giulio Pomponio, 1428-1497.
Silber, Eucharius, active 1480-1510, printer.
Herolt, Georg, active 1480-1495, printer.

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