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PRINTED 1530: ONE OF THE GREAT PRINTERS OF THE FRENCH RENAISSANCE After the 1519 Aldine editionThe Book: P Papinius Statius; Simon de Colines. Statii Sylvarum libri V ; Thebaidos libri XII ; Achilleidos libri II.Parisiis : Apud Simonem Colinaeum., 1530. COMPLETE. 263,  leaves (final leaf blank) ; Signatures: a-z, A-K⁸, (K⁸ blank).. 8vo., 16 cm., 18th century English blindstamped calf., spine worn and dry, some general wear to leather, hinges weak but holding. t.p. somewhat browned. Internally, some toning, but generally very good. Printer's device on the title page. "Tempus." Colophon: Parisiis in aedibus Simonis Colinaei M.D. XXX. mense Iulio. Spaces with guide letters for capitals. Printed from the Aldine 1519 edition."Publius Papinius Statius (c. 45, in Naples – c. 96 AD, in Naples) was a Roman poet of the 1st century CE (Silver Age of Latin literature). Besides his poetry in Latin, which include an epic poem, the Thebaid, a collection of occasional poetry, the Silvae, and the unfinished epic, the Achilleid, he is best known for his appearance as a major character in the Purgatory section of Dante's epic poem The Divine Comedy." "Simon de Colines (1480–1546), a Parisian printer was one of the first printers of the French Renaissance. He was active in Paris between 1520 and 1546. Colines used elegant roman and italic types and a Greek type, with accents, that was superior to its predecessors. His books usually were small in format and superbly crafted.Colines was associated with the elder Henri Estienne and continued his work after his death in 1520. Colines married widow of Estienne and was in charge of the press until Estienne’s son Robert I entered the business in 1526, by which time Colines had set up his own shop nearby. In 1528 he began to use italic type. Colines published many Greek and Latin classics. Although he was not a scholar himself, he extended the range of the Estienne firm’s learned and scientific works to include the natural sciences, cosmology, and astrology. He is credited with the design of italic and Greek fonts and of a roman face for St. Augustine’s Sylvius (1531), from which the Garamond types were derived. In 1525 he published the notable Grandes Heures de Simon de Colines, with decorations by Geoffroy Tory." [Wikipedia]
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