Titi Petronii Arbitri equitis Romani Satyricon, : cum Fragmento nuper Tragurii reperto. Accedunt diversorum Poëtarum Lusus in Priapum, Pervigilium Veneris, Ausonii Cento nuptialis, Cupido crucifixus, Epistolæ de Cleopatra, & alia nonnulla. Omnia Commentariis, & Notis Doctorum Virorum illustrata / Concinnante Michaele Hadrianide.

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Amstelodami : Typis Ioannis Blaeu, 1669-1671.

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2 volumes in 1 : illustrations ; 20 cm (8vo).

References note

Schweiger, F.L.A. Handbuch d. classischen Bib., II:723
Ebert, F.A. Allgemein. bib. Lexikon, 16508
Brunet IV, 574
Dibdin, p. 276


Engraved pictorial t.p. depicts the excesses at Tralmachio's banquet. With letterpress: Titus Petronius Arbiter cum commentariis, signed: Romyn de Hooghe. This is one of De Hooghe's earliest book illustrations; not in Landwehr's 'De Hooghe' or Hollstein.
"Priapeia" with half-title, separate pagination.
Volume [2] has special t.p.: Integrum Titi Petronii Arbitri Fragmentum, ex antiquo codice Traguriensi Romæ exscriptum; cum Apologia Marini Statilii I.V.D. Editio secunda, dated: 1671. The 'Apologia' has separate pagination.
Volume [2] edited by Giovanni Lucio who here assumes the name of Marino Statileo, the original discoverer of the ms. It has been erroneously attributed to Pierre Petit, being confused with Petit's Responsio ad Wagenseilii et Valesii Dissertationes which was published under the same pseudonym in 1666. Cf. Bibl. Soc., London, v. 10, p. 172.
Copy 1 Supplier: Patrick King Rare Books Binding: Full contemporary vellum with overlapping edges. Provenance: Ownership inscription of Charles Viner, founder of the Vinerian Chair of Law at Oxford. 18th Century armorial book label with initials 'I.G.'

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