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De amphitheatro liber. [Leiden], 1589
(381 words)

Record ID

cp013354

Voet reference number

1533

Museum Plantin-Moretus

c:lvd:969067

Author

Justus LIPSIUS (LIPS)

Title page transcription

IVSTI LIPSI ‖ DE ‖ AMPHITHEATRO ‖ LIBER. ‖ In quo forma ipsa Loci expressa, ‖ & ratio spectandi. ‖ Cum æneis figuris. ‖ ⊕ 40 ‖ ANTVERPIÆ, ‖ Apud Christophorum Plantinum. ‖ CIƆ. IƆ. LXXXIX.

Collation

4º [162]: A-N⁴, O⁲; pages 1-106, [107-108] (Errors: 76 for 79, 86 for 96)

Fingerprint

Number of sheets

Pages

[1]: Title
[2]: Blank
3-5: Nobilissimis…Iano Dousae, Paulo Busio, Abrahamo ab Almonde, Academiae curatoribus, I. Lipsius dedico (5 January 1584)
6-7: Ad lectorem (italic type)
8: Poem by Iustus Raphelengius (italic type)
9-76: Text (parts in italic type and greek type, marginals in roman type and italic type)
77-78: Index (on two columns; italic type)
76 (= for 79): Privilege (Vienna, 21 February 1565, signed by Haller; Fontainebleau, 5 August 1582, s. De Neufville)
[80]: Blank
[81]: IVSTI LIPSI ‖ DE ‖ AMPHITHEATRIS ‖ QVÆ ‖ EXTRA ROMAM, ‖ LIBELLVS. ‖ In quo Formæ eorum aliquot & typi. ‖ ⊕ 40 ‖ ANTVERPIÆ, ‖ Apud Christophorum Plantinum. ‖ CIƆ. IƆ. LXXXIX
[82]: Blank
83-84: Iustus Lipsius Abrahamo Ortelio suo S.D. (italic type)
85-104: Text (parts in italic type and greek type, marginals in roman type and italic type)
105: illustration
106: Ad lectorem (italic type)
[107]: Privilege (Vienna, 21 February 1565, s. Haller; Fontainebleau, 5 August 1582, s. De Neufville)
[108]: Blank

Edition information

Illustrations

The same engravings as in the 1585-edition: 4 hors-textes (Colosseum, nos. 1 and 2; Verona; Doué no. 2); 4 in text (detail of Colosseum, on page 45; Pola on page 94; Nîmes on page 96; Doué no. 1 on page 105)

Copies

Museum Plantin-Moretus
- A 1217: only 1st part

Ghent University Library
- complete

Royal Library of San Lorenzo de El Escorial

Biblioteca Nacional de España
- first part with Antwerp address
- second part with Leiden address

Bibliographical references

Bib. Belgica (1964–1970 éd.), III, page 898
Not in Reulens-de Backer

Online bibliographical references

Note 1

Reprint of the 1585-edition.

Note 2

Printed in Leiden in the Officina Plantiniana apud Franciscum Raphelengium (cf. BB, III, pages 897-898). Part of the edition received a title-page with Plantin's Antwerp imprint.

Note 3

Not listed in M 296 and M 321.

Further reading

Cite this page
“De amphitheatro liber. [Leiden], 1589”, in: The Plantin Press Online. Consulted online on 20 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004525863-cp013354>
First published online: 2024



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