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[Greek Title] Florilegium Diversorum Epigrammatum Veterum, in Septem Libros Divisum by  Henri (Ed) Estienne - First Thus - 1566 - from Temple Rare Books (SKU: 000877)

[Greek Title] Florilegium Diversorum Epigrammatum Veterum, in Septem Libros Divisum

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[Greek Title] Florilegium Diversorum Epigrammatum Veterum, in Septem Libros Divisum

by Estienne, Henri (Ed)

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  • Hardcover
  • First
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[Geneva]: Henricus Stephanus, 1566. [4], 539pp, [35]. Later (mid - late18th century?) morocco, slightly raised double bands, spine in six panels, title in gilt to second panel, publisher to third, remaining panels with central floral spray surrounded by a lozenge made up of small tools with acorn corner pieces, covers with thick fillet bordering a flower head and leafy stem roll frame, gilt roll to edges and inner edges, a.e.g., with spot pattern marbled endpapers. Spine slightly faded, small hole to head of spine, rubbed with some slight cracking to leather towards fore-edges. Lightly browned internally, occasional light spotting, but generally clean, previous owners' book plate to front pastedown. Red ruled throughout. Signature Ii misbound but complete. Anthology of Greek poetry and wisdom. Greek text. Brunet notes that it is a "beautiful edition that presents a fully revised text". Brunet I:308; Renouard 126. First Thus. Full Morocco. Good+. 4to.

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Bookseller
Temple Rare Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
000877
Title
[Greek Title] Florilegium Diversorum Epigrammatum Veterum, in Septem Libros Divisum
Author
Estienne, Henri (Ed)
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good+
Edition
First Thus
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Henricus Stephanus
Place of Publication
[Geneva]
Date published
1566
Keywords
Stephanus, Estienne, Binding, Greek, Classics
Size
4to

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gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
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plate
Full page illustration or photograph. Plates are printed separately from the text of the book, and bound in at production. I.e.,...[more]
morocco
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