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ANACREON. [with] TIMAEUS OF LOCRI. [with] FABRICIUS, Georgius. [with] HOTMAN, François. [and] PHALARIS
Anakreontos kai allon tinon lyrikon poieton mele [with] Anacreontis teii antiquissimi poëtae Lyrici odae [with] Peri psychas kosmo kai physios[with] De syntaxi partium orationis apud Graecos liber [with] De legibus populi Romani liber [and] Phalaridis agrigentinorum tyranni epistolae doctissimae.
I) and II) Paris, apud Robertum Stephanum & Guil. Morelium, 1556; III) Paris, apud Guil. Morelium, 1555; IV) Paris, apud Guil. Morelium, 1556; V) Basel, Nikolaus II Episcopius, 1557; VI) Basel, Johann Oporinus, [1558]. [CLASSIC SCHOOL SAMMELBAND] 8vo. 6 works in 1, separate t-p to each. I) FIRST EDITION, 2 parts in 1, pp. 122 (ii); II) pp. 54 (ii); III) FIRST EDITION, pp. 31 (i); IV) pp. 64; V) FIRST EDITION, pp. (xvi) 85 (iii); VI) FIRST EDITION, pp. 253 (iii). Italic letter, with Greek and Roman. Woodcut printer s device to five t-ps, sometimes to last, decorated initials and headpieces. A few ll. very lightly browned, first t-p a little dusty, the odd thumb mark, minimal marginal foxing to first gathering of III, occasional light dampstaining to IV, very faint waterstaining to upper margins and scattered ink spots touching a few letters to last three gatherings of VI. Very good, clean copies in contemporary limp vellum, yapp edges, traces of ties, spine lined with early C16 vellum ms. (a theological oration), C19 bibliographic inscription and modern bookplate to front pastedown, casemark and contemporary Latin verse inked on fly, two early Latin verse inscriptions in different hands to final eps, early annotation in different hands to eps and text. Very good copies of these classical texts with a few annotations by a contemporary student. The first four were printed in the magnificent Royal Greek type designed by Garamond for Robert Estienne, the King s Printer in Greek, and handed over to his successor, Guillaume Morel. I) Based on Henri Estienne s editio princeps, Anak … [Click Below for Full Description]
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