• Historia vtriusque belli Dacici a Traiano Caesare gesti : ex simulachris quae in columna eiusdem Romae visuntur collecta

Title:
  • Historia vtriusque belli Dacici a Traiano Caesare gesti : ex simulachris quae in columna eiusdem Romae visuntur collecta
Language:
  • Latin
Creator:
  • Chacón, Alfonso, 1540-1599
Call number:
  • Oversize NA9340.R8 C422 1576q
  • Electronic Resource
Extent:
  • 42, [6] p., 130 double leaves of plates, [4] double leaves of plates : chiefly ill. (etchings) ; 34 cm. (fol.)
Format:
  • Book
Description:
  • Ill. by Girolamo Muziano and by Raphael and his students Giulio Romano and Giovanni Polidoro.
  • First edition.
  • Signatures: A-F⁴.
  • T.p. exists in two states, one of which includes this bookseller statement: Si vendono in Piazza Nauona da Gio. Battista Rossi milanese.
  • Adams also identifies another edition (C1628) published by the same printers in the same year. In this edition (Adams C1627) the decorated initial in the dedication occupies 6 lines; in the other edition it occupies 11. In this edition the final page is numbered correctly; in the other it is misnumbered 34.
  • Printer's device with anchor and dolphin on t.p.
  • Possibly sometimes issued with "Historia ceu verissima a calumniis multorum vindicata", 22 further pages following the index (cf. OCLC). 320 individual scenes are numbered in the plates, presumably corresponding to explanations in Chacón's text.
  • Woodcuts in text: device, ornamental initials, tail-piece.
  • Includes index.
  • Purchase supported by the Elise and Wesley Wright, Jr. '51 Marquand Book Fund.
Publisher:
  • Romae : Apud Franciscum Zanettum & Bartholomaeum Tosium socios, Anno Domini M.D.LXXVI. [1576]
Subject:
  • Trajan's Column (Rome, Italy)—Early works to 1800
  • Dacia—History—Early works to 1800
Title sort:
  • Historia vtriusque belli Dacici a Traiano Caesare gesti : ex simulachris quae in columna eiusdem Romae visuntur collecta / auctore F. Alfonso Ciacono Hispano, doctore theologo instituti praedicatorum, & Romani Pontificis poenitentiaro ; ad catholicum Hispaniarum regem Philippum II ; de Facultate Superiorum.
Contributor:
  • Muziano, Girolamo, 1532-1592
  • Raphael, 1483-1520
  • Romano, Giulio, 1499-1546
  • Polidoro, da Caravaggio, approximately 1495-approximately 1543
Author:
  • Chacón, Alfonso, 1540-1599
Created:
  • 1576-01-01T00:00:00Z
Date:
  • 1576
Identifier:
  • ark:/88435/dv13zt97m
Collections:
Edm rights:
  • No Known Copyright
Type:
  • Early works to 1800
Dedicatee:
  • Philip II, King of Spain, 1527-1598
Printer:
  • Zanetti, Francesco, active 1563-1591
  • Tosi, Bartolomeo
Former owner:
  • Gourreau de La Proustière, Philippe, 1611-1694
Alternative:
  • Historia utriusque belli Dacici a Traiano Caesare gesti.
Spatial:
  • Italy
  • Romania
References:
  • Adams, H.M. Catalogue of books printed on the continent of Europe, 1501-1600, in Cambridge libraries, C1627.
  • BM STC Italian, 1465-1600, p. 167
Binding note:
  • SAX copy: In old calf with double fillet in gold at border; all edges sprinkled red.
Provenance:
  • SAX copy: Inscribed on front free endpaper: Roma[e] Empt: 1655, Philippus Gourreau, prior de Villar[e]belle.
Location:
  • SAX Oversize NA9340.R8 C422 1576q
  • SAX Electronic Resource
  • ELF1 Oversize NA9340.R8 C422 1576q
  • ELF1 Electronic Resource