1661 Operum P. Ovidii Tomus II and III

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FULL TITLE: [Operum P. Ovidii Nasonis editio nova Nic. Heinsius Dan. F. recrensuit ac notas addidit]; P. Ovidii Nasonis: P. Ovidii Nasonis Operum Tomus II. qui metamorphoses complectitur. Nicolaus Heinsius, D. F. locis infinitis ex fide scriptorum exemplarium castigavit, & observationes adjecit; Publii Ovidii Nasonis Operum : Tomus III.: In quo, Fasti, Tristia, Ponticæ epistolæ, et Ibis

Written by Ovidii [Ovid, Ovide]

Edited by: [Niklaas] Nicolaus Heinsius

Published by Ex Officinâ Elzevirianâ, Amstelædami [Amsterdam], 1659, 1661

Language: Latin


12mo (13.5 cm.), 2 of 3 Volumes. Each volume has an individual title page, dated 1659 and 1661, respectively [Volume 1 not present dated 1658]. 356, [12], 465, [3]; 365, [3]; 432. 

First edition edited by Heinsius. Bound in vellum with yapp edges. Speckled fore-edge. Leather label on each spine with author, title, and volume number, decorative border and decorations. Decorated front and end-pieces and woodcut initials.

Volume II contains Metamorphoses, pp.356, and Notæ by Heinsius, pp.465. Volume III contains Fasti, Tristia, Ponticæ Epistolæ, and Ibis, pp. 365, and Notæ by Heinsius, pp. 436.


CONDITION: Good condition. Volume 2 spine label chipped and torn at two corners affecting some letters, front board with spiral scratch. Volume 3 headband detached from text but not at edges. Bindings tight on both volumes. Both volumes with small stains, scratches, and indents. Pastedowns on both volumes with rips and tears. Both volumes with some ink stains, inked notes, and previous ownership signature. Some tears on top of pages, text not affected.

BOOK MEASUREMENTS: 12mo. 13.5 cm x 7.5 cm x 6 cm

TOTAL LENGTH: Volume II, 356, [12], 465, [3]; Volume III, 365, [3]; 432.