Auction 351 Bibliography - Typography - Fine Printing - Private Presses
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BOOK ILLUSTRATION -- LEAF from Vergilius, 'Opera' book 2: Georgica, folio 61. (Strasbourg, Seb. Brant for J. Grieninger, 1502). W. large woodcut (141 x 183 mm) on r° representing Bacchus Triumphant w. text in Latin underneath and on v°. Hinged to mount, under passepartout. (Margins trimmed, but in good condition).

Cf. Adams V-457. First occurrence of this woodcut in which Virgil himself is also included in the illustration reading from behind a pulpit.


€ 130

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