Antiquariat Jürgen Dinter


Ὀλυμπία … / Olympia … — Frankfurt 1542

3.400 €

Ὀλυμπία. Πύθια. Νεμέα. Ἴσθμια. Olympia. Pythia. Nemea. Isthmia. — Frankfurt, Peter Braubach, 1542.


4to (195 x 135 mm). 370 leaves (with blanks leaves 156, 255, 332), (8) leaves (the last blank). Red printing on three separate title-pages

and leaves 2, 158-164, 258-260. Titel-pages with four different woodcut borders and two of these with Braubach’s printer’s mark.

Contemporary blindstamped pigskin, two clasps. The binding is by Paul Thiele, active in Wittenberg from 1555 to 1575; see the little image

with his initials P T left and right of David’s head.

Fogelmark, The Kallierges Pindar, 236f.; VD16 P 2795; Hoffmann III, 256; Adams P 1223 (variant with marginal note on g4).