Antiquariat Jürgen Dinter

Stobaeus, Johannes

Κέρας Ἀμαλθαίας … Sententiae … delectae — Zurich 1543

2.400 €

Κέρας Ἀμαλθαίας … Sententiae ex thesauris Graecorum delectae … [Graece et] nunc primum a Conrado Gesnero … in Latinum sermonem traductae … — Zürich, Chr. Froschauer, 1543.

Folio (320 x 204 mm). α, β6 A-Z, a-z, Aa-Yy66, Yy6 blank). (12) leaves, 1-300 pp., 301-536, [22] leaves. Complete including both blanks. Printed in Greek and Latin on opposite pages.

Contemporary blindstamped pigskin over wooden boards, no clasps, tear to foot of spine; short tear to upper blank margin of leaf r4 and lower blank margin of Qq2.

Provenance: H H and 1544 on upper cover. Contemporary ms notes on pp. 233, 444; a few underlinings. Clean copy with ample margins.

Edited by Conrad Gessner (Indeed no editor, up to the close of the last [18th] century, had done so much to supply of lacunae, and the restoration of a pure text, as Conrad Gessner. Dibdin II, 429)

VD16 J 769; Adams S 1872; Hoffmann III2 446.