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Delitiae C. Poetarum Gallorum, Huius Superiorisque Aevi Illustrium [ct In 3 Vols]
[francofurti]: Prostant in Officina Ionae Rosae. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1609. First Edition. Hardcover. Folio 19x14"; [7], [:[6] 1147, [6], 1021, index: index pages; Delitiae C. Poetarum Gallorum, Huius Superiorisque Aevi Illustrium 1609) Title vignette is the device of Jonas Rosa. 3 v. 13 cm. Top edges trimed close and, in some cases, slightly into the top of the letters. The set complete for the Gallic poetry in 3 volumes. These were bound as a part of a European collection of poetry but this set is complete for Gaul. Medieval and early 17th century poetry. Janus Gruterus was Flemish by his father (Wouter Gruterus) and English by his mother (Catharina Tishem). To avoid religious persecution, his parents went to England when he was a child, and for some time he studied at Caius College in Cambridge, where he studied Latin and Greek, then went to Leiden where he got his Degree and had Hugo Donellus as his teacher. In Leiden he made friendships with Justus Lipsius and Janus Dousa [2] (1545-1604) , among others. In 1586, he was appointed by Christian I of Saxony, professor of history at the University of Wittenberg. Bound in full calf, modest aging, solid. ; 0 .
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