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  • Vita et Fabulae.


  • Aesop.
  • Rinuccio, d'Arezzo, approximately 1395-
  • Romulus.
  • Anonymus Neveleti.
  • Avianus.
  • Petrus Alfonsi, 1062-1110?
  • Bracciolini, Poggio, 1380-1459.
  • Steinhöwel, Heinrich, 1412-1482?, compiler.
  • Knoblochtzer, Heinrich, printer.
  • Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • [Strassburg, Heinrich Knoblochtzer, ca. 1481]


  • -  Fables, Greek--Translations into Latin
  • -  France--Strasbourg


  • Incunabula--France--Strasbourg--1481


  • -  Compiled by Heinrich Steihöwel and originally published ca. 1477 (Ulm, Zainer). Cf. Steinhöwel's Äsop, hrsg. von H. Österley, 1873 (Bibliothek des Litterarischen Vereins in Stuttgart, 117).
  • -  Contains Vita Aesopi, translated by Rinuccio; Fabulae, books 1-4 in the prose version of Romulus, books 1-3 also in the metrical version of the Anonymus Neveleti; Fabulae extravagantes; Fabulae novae, translated by Rinuccio; Fabulae, by Avianus; Fabulae collectae, by Petrus Alfonsi, Poggio, and others.
  • -  Library of Congress. Lessing J. Rosenwald collection, 83
  • -  Goff, F.R. Incunabula in American libraries, A-113
  • -  Hain, L. Repertorium bibliographicum, 323
  • -  Copinger, W.A. Supplement to Hain's Repertorium bibliographicum, 325
  • -  Catalogue of books printed in the XVth century now in the British Museum, I, p. 88 (IB.1136) (variant)
  • -  Gesamtkatalog der Wiegendrucke, 348
  • -  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
  • -  LC copy: initials, initial strokes, and paragraph marks supplied in red. Original leather binding, stamped brass corners, center piece, and clasps.


  • [114] leaves. woodcuts: illus., initials, 2 borders. 27.5 cm. (fol.)

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Incun. X .A285

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Library of Congress Control Number

  • 47043558

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  • pdf
  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Aesop, D'Arezzo Rinuccio, Romulus, Anonymus Neveleti, Avianus, ? Petrus Alfonsi, Poggio Bracciolini, Heinrich Knoblochtzer, and Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection. Vita et Fabulae. composeds by Steinhöwel, Heinrich, ?Iler [Strassburg, Heinrich Knoblochtzer, 1481] Pdf.

APA citation style:

Aesop, Rinuccio, D., Romulus, Anonymus Neveleti, Avianus, Petrus Alfonsi, ?. [...] Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection. (1481) Vita et Fabulae. Steinhöwel, H., comp [Strassburg, Heinrich Knoblochtzer] [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Aesop, et al. Vita et Fabulae. comp by Steinhöwel, Heinrich, ?Iler [Strassburg, Heinrich Knoblochtzer, 1481] Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.