Opera. [...] Recognovit D. Ludovicus Antonius Muratorius.
Folio (300 x 424 mm). (16) pp., CXL, 1072 cols., (22) pp. Title-page printed in red and black. With engr. title vignette, engr. headpiece and initial in the dedication, and several woodcut initials and vignettes. Contemp. vellum with giltstamped red label to spine.
First edition of Muratori's edition. Paulinus of Nola (c. 353-431), "the greatest Christan poet of antiquity next to Prudentius" (cf. Tusc. Lex. Lit. 194), corresponded with St. Augustine, St. Jerome, Martin of Tours, Sulpicius Severus, and Anastasius I.
Lower spine-end slightly damaged, otherwise perfect, wide-margined copy has handwritten ownership by the manuscript collector Carlo Maria della Pace.