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Author: Strabo (edited by Heresbach, Hopper and others) Title: STRABONIS DE SITU ORBIS LIBRI XVII [Title also given in Greek] Graece & latine simul iam, in eorum qui pariter & Geographiae et utriusque linguae studiosi sunt, gratiam editi: olim quidem, ut putatur a Guarino Veronensi, & Gregorio Trifernate in latinum conversi: ac deinde Conradi Heresbachij opera ad eius generis autorum fidem recogniti: nunc vero postremum .. Accessit Rerum et Verborum memorabilium locupletiss[imum] Index.
Description: Basel, Henrichus Petri 1549 Mense Augusto Woodcut historiated initials to each of Strabo's 17 books. . Folio in 4s gilt ruled calf with fine gilt cartouche on both covers, rebacked in leather on 6 cords (small holes in calf covers, leather worn away at tips) newer laid paper pastedowns and endpapers. Title +pp preface & Index +798pp ending with Series Chartarum and Basileae, per Henrichum Petri, Anno Salutis humanae M.D.XLIX Mense Augusto. Dedication signed & dated by Marcus Hopper of Basel. Missing top corner of titlepage carefully repaired with matching paper & 5 letters inked in, marginal stains to following 3 leaves, light marginal marks of former damp to some later pages, marginal worm holes to last 2 leaves, a few neat early marginal annotations in French, pages otherwise clean and crisp. Text in parallel columns of Greek & Latin (Graesse VI 505).
Keywords: classical geography Greek Latin
Price: GBP 890.00 = appr. US$ 1270.91 Seller: Abbey Antiquarian Books
- Book number: V74810
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