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Estienne / Stephanus, Henri / Henrichs

Carminum poetarum novem lyricae … — Geneva 1566

460 €

Carminum poetarum novem lyricae … [the Nine Lyric Poets: Alkaios, Sappho, Simonides, Alkman, Anakreon, Stesichoros, Ibykos, Bakchylides] Nonnulla etiam aliorum … Editio II. multis versibus ad calcem adiectis locupletata. — Anno M.D.LXVI Excudebat Henr. Stephanum, illustris viri Huldrichi Fuggeri typographus [Geneva, H. Estienne for H. Fugger, 1566].

32mo (120 x 59 mm). A-Z AA-GG8. G3-8 blank.: pp. 568 (i.e.468). Contemporay light brown calf with an ornamental centrepiece on both covers and the name Ezechias on front, Lullerius on rear cover – this may refer to Ezéchias Lhuillier, laird of La Bédiniére near the river Loire. Restorations to head and foot of spine.

This nice little volume forms part 2 of an edition of Greek poetry in two parts, first published in 1560 (Renouard p. 118 no. 2). Part one (Adams P-1228) has the Pindar. – Renouard p. 126, no. 6. Adams P-1700 has our volume as an independent entry.