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Greek Grammar - Girardus, Carolus

Graecarum institutionum libri undecim. — Paris 1541

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Graecarum institutionum libri undecim. — [Paris], Apud Simonem Colinaeum & Ioannem Engellier Librarium Bituricensem, 1541.

4to (203 x 139 mm). A-S8: 143 leaves, 1 blank. – Renouard, Colines, 342.

Contemporary calf, gilt corner and centre pieces, a small roll-stamp on both covers. Some minor skilful restorations, nearly invisible.

Provenance: Sum Pauli Pfintzingi [Paul Pfintzing] and in his hand: Emptus Biturigibus [Brouges] 1542 mense Aprilj. Below a note of Paul’s brother Johann Pfintzing, who donated the book to Sigismund Reinhard from Nurnberg: Sum Joannis Pfintzingi fratris anno 1561. Dono dedi Sigismundo Reinhardo Noribergensi […] suo observando. A few notes in Paul’s hand on leaves 4 to 6.

A second and shorter grammar by Girard was published as Hebdomades Graecae by Wechel, Paris 1547; Aristophanes‘ Ploutos with his translation and commentary followed in 1549. Girard lectured in Bourges.