P. Ovidii Nasonis Opera tribus tomis comprehensa.

Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 A.D. or 18 A.D.
Standardized Title:
Works. 1715
Londini : Ex officinâ Jacobi Tonson & Johannis Watts, MDCCXV [1715]
3 v. : ill. (engravings) ; 16 cm. (12mo)
Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 A.D. or 18 A.D.
Advertisements -- England -- London -- 18th century.
Place of Publication:
England London.
This edition belongs to the series of Greek and Latin texts edited by Michael Maittaire, who notes (v. 1, p. [11]): "Haec Ovidii editio Heinsianam optimam sequitur, ex cujus notis perquam eruditissimis variantes lectiones excerptae sunt ..."
Edition includes works now acknowledged to be spurious, viz. Nux, Consolatio ad Liviam Augustam and A. Sabini epistolae tres.
Includes vitae of Ovid by Crinito and Gyraldus (v. 1), by Leto (v. 2), and by Manutius (v. 3).
Includes summaries of the books of the Metamorphoses by Canter.
Engraved frontispiece in each vol., signed: "Lud. Du Guernier inv. et sculp."
In addition to the general t.p. in v. 1, each vol. has a separate t.p.
Printer's advertisements on final page of each vol.
Includes indices verborum in each vol.
Local notes:
Penn Libraries RBC copy imperfect: parts of v. 1 misbound: 4 final pages of Gyraldus' vita of Ovid and Canter's "Metamorphoseon series compendiosa" misbound at end of volume; "Supplementum indicis in primum volumen Ovidii" and printer's advertisement misbound between Z12 and 2A1.
Penn Libraries Founders copy imperfect: v. 2 only.
Penn Libraries Lea copy imperfect: v. 1 only; leaves Z12, 2A1 and 2A2 misbound after A10.
Penn Provenance:
Rosengarten, Joseph George (donor) (RBC copy)
McDowell, John (Founders copy)
Penn Chronology:
Cited in:
ESTC T100400
Canter, Willem, 1542-1575.
Crinito, Pietro, 1465-ca. 1504
Du Guernier, Louis, 1677-1716.
Giraldi, Lilio Gregorio, 1479-1552.
Heinsius, Nicolaas, 1620-1681.
Leto, Giulio Pomponio, 1428-1497.
Maittaire, Michael, 1667-1747.
Manuzio, Aldo, 1449 or 1450-1515.
Tonson, Jacob, d. 1735, printer.
Watts, John, d. 1763, printer.
Founders Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Henry Charles Lea Library (University of Pennsylvania)
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