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74 2502 Classical antiquity and neolatinism  Dion Cassius de Nycae 74 2502 Classical antiquity and neolatinism Dion Cassius de Nycae
74/2502 [Classical antiquity and neolatinism]. Dion Cassius de Nycae. (Opera). Ed. J.B.L. Venetus. Paris, R. Stephanus, 1554, 346p., woodcut printer's vignette, contemp. overlapping vellum, sm. 8vo. - BOUND WITH: Baptista, J. Egnatii Veneti (...) Annotationes. N.pl., n.publ. (ibid., idem), n.d. (1544), (51)p.

- Annots. on upper pastedown, first free endpaper and title-p.; letterpress ticket on upper pastedown; some underlining; endpapers loosening; trifle foxed. Lacks ties; sl. warped.

= Ad 1. Adams, D 507.

€ (150-250) 160
74 2503 Classical antiquity and neolatinism  Epictetus 74 2503 Classical antiquity and neolatinism Epictetus
74/2503 [Classical antiquity and neolatinism]. Epictetus. Enchiridium, una cum Cebetis Thebani Tabula Graec. & Lat. Ed. A. Berkelius. Leyden/ Amst., Ex Officina Danielis, Abrahami & Adriani à Gaasbeek, 1670, (26),250p., woodcut title-vign., etched frontisp. and fold. plate by R. DE HOOGHE, juxtaposed Greek and Latin text, contemp. (faded) green mor. w. triple gilt fillet border w. sm. floral corner ornaments, gilt spine, boardedges and inside dentelles, a.e.g.

- Engr. title vaguely stained; sm. paper ticket on blank. Fine copy.

= Schweiger I, p.106; Dibdin I, p.515; cf. Caillet 3638 (ed. 1695); Landwehr, R. de Hooghe as a book illustrator 6.

€ (100-150) 130
74 2504 Classical antiquity and neolatinism  Florus L A 74 2504 Classical antiquity and neolatinism Florus L A
74/2504 [Classical antiquity and neolatinism]. Florus, L.A. Hist: Rom: Lib: IV. Cum notis integris Cl. Salmasii. Additus etiam L. Ampelius ex eiusdem bibliotheca. Leyden, Ex Officina Elzeviriana (J. and D. Elzevier), 1655, 2 parts in 1 vol., (16),331,(69); 45p., engr. title by G. WINGENDORP, contemp. polished vellum, both covers w. double gilt fillet border, floral corner ornaments and gilt central ornament, spine in 5 compartments, a.e.g.

- Partly vaguely waterstained in upper margin, contemp. owner's entry on first free endpaper. Lacks ties.

= Willems 760; Rahir 763; Schweiger II, p.360. "Première des trois éditions elzeviriennes dans le format in-8" (Berghman 2062). Reprint of the first Elzevier edition, published in 1638 (12mo), with notes by the esteemed Claude de Saumaise. Very rare.

€ (70-90) 130
74 2505 Classical antiquity and neolatinism  Florus L A 74 2505 Classical antiquity and neolatinism Florus L A
74/2505 [Classical antiquity and neolatinism]. Florus, L.A. Rerum Romanarum libri duo priores. Ed. L. Begerus. Cologne, U. Liebpert, 1704, (20),396p., engr. frontisp., title-vignette, dedic. vignette, 4 (fold.) maps, 11 (fold./ double-p.) plates, num. ills., contemp. overlapping vellum, folio.

- Large fold. plate (Praelium Scipionis (...)) closed tear into image at inner margin and with a few sm. tears on folds; mounted typescript presentation on upper pastedown.

= All published (left unfinished due to the decease of the editor Begerus). Nevertheless desirable because of numerous plates and illustrations and, more importantly, the two impressive large fold. plates, one showing the battle between Scipio and Hannibal and the other the triumphal procession on the capture of Perseus. Rare. Schweiger p.362; Dibdin II, 11; Lipsius/ Leitzmann p.129.

€ (150-250) 190
74 2506 Classical antiquity and neolatinism  Guevara A de 74 2506 Classical antiquity and neolatinism Guevara A de
74/2506 [Classical antiquity and neolatinism]. Guevara, A. de. T' gulden Boeck, Van het leven ende Seynd-brieven van den welsprekenden Orateur ende keyser Marcus Aurelius inde welke veel schoone leeringhen ende sententien begrepen sijn seer nut ende beguaem allen menschen. Amst. J.P. Paets, 1612, 226,(2)lvs., letterpress title-p. within (nice) woodcut border decoration, woodcut head-, tailpieces and initials, contemp. overlapping vellum, sm. 8vo.

- Contemp. owner's entries on verso title-p. and lower pastedown; upper hinge sl. widening; sl. browned. Vellum stained and dam.

= Rare edition of Guevara's popular and partly fictional biography of the Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius, in which Guevara claims to have discovered an ancient manuscript containing 20 letters written by Aurelius, which he published in this book. In reality, he invented them and used them as a didactic and literary device. With the 18th cent. engr. bookplate of "Pertri Ludovici Danes", author and rector of the University of Leuven, on upper pastedown. Not in Bibl. Belg. and Simoni.

€ (300-500) 400
74 2507 Classical antiquity and neolatinism  Hoogstraten D van 74 2507 Classical antiquity and neolatinism Hoogstraten D van
74/2507 [Classical antiquity and neolatinism]. Hoogstraten, D. van. Beschryving der heidensche Goden en Godinnen, getogen uyt de Fabelschryveren en Oude Dichteren. Amst., N. ten Hoorn, 1716, (10),261,(31)p., engr. title-p. after J. GOEREE, 32 ills. on 16 plates, contemp. calf, sm. 8vo.

- Spine sl. rubbed; lacks letterpiece. Otherwise fine.

€ (70-90) 80
74 2508 Classical antiquity and neolatinism  Horatius Flaccus Q 74 2508 Classical antiquity and neolatinism Horatius Flaccus Q
74/2508 [Classical antiquity and neolatinism]. Horatius Flaccus, Q. Opera. Ed. W. Baxter, J.M. Gesner and J.C. Zeunius. Glasgow/ London, J. Mundell and G.G. and J. Robinson and T. Payne, 1796, XXX,575p., contemp. gilt darkblue straight-grained mor., a.e.g., 4to.

- Contemp. and later 19th cent. owner's entries (John Woodward and John P.S. Woodward) on first blank; blank verso of 2 textleaves w. annots. on Horace's works. Backcover scratched along outer margin; raised bands and joints trifle rubbed and w. a few minor scratches and rubbed spots.

= Attractively bound copy. Schweiger p.414: "Schöner Nachdruck der Leipziger Ausg. v. 1788".

€ (150-250)
74 2509 Classical antiquity and neolatinism  Mander K van 74 2509 Classical antiquity and neolatinism Mander K van
74/2509 [Classical antiquity and neolatinism]. Mander, K. van. Uitlegging over de metamorphosis, of herschepping van P. Ovidius Nazo. Amst., J.J. Schipper, 1645, engr. title, (12),520p., contemp. overlapping vellum, 12mo.

- Bookblock loose(ning); lacks final free endpaper; stain on upper pastedown. Vellum trifle soiled; lacks ties.

= Also contains: C. VAN MANDER, Uitbeelding der figuren: Vertoonende hoe de Heydenen hun Goden afgebeelt en onderscheiden hebben; hoe d'Egyptenaars hun verburge meiningen, met dieren en andre dingen, te kennen gaven. Alles voor de Rijm-Schrijvers en schilders zeer nut (p.469-520, w. div. title w. imprint Amst., J. Lescaille). Bibl. Belg. M96.

€ (150-250) 190
74 2510 Classical antiquity and neolatinism  Martialis M V 74 2510 Classical antiquity and neolatinism Martialis M V
74/2510 [Classical antiquity and neolatinism]. Martialis, M.V. Epigrammatum libri. Ad optimos codices recensiti & castigati. Paris, J. Barbou, 1754, 2 vols., (2),VI,232; (4),240p., engr. frontisp. by N. LE MIRE and 2 vignettes by L. LEGRAND after C. EISEN, contemp. unif. gilt calf w. 2 mor. letterpieces, gilt boardedges and inside dentelles, a.e.g.

- Owner's ticket and bookplate on upper pastedown. Boardedges (sl.) worn; corners bumped; spine ends worn/ dam. Joints of vol.1 splitting. Contents fine.

= Brunet III, 1492; Cohen/ De Ricci 692. Cf. Schweiger II, p.600.

€ (100-150)
74 2511 Classical antiquity and neolatinism  Melanchton Ph 74 2511 Classical antiquity and neolatinism Melanchton Ph
74/2511 [Classical antiquity and neolatinism]. Melanchton, Ph. Loci theologici recogniti. Leipsic, In officina Voegeliana, n.d. (±1550), (6),762,(100)p., woodcut title-vign., contemp. richly blindst. vellum over wooden covers, both covers w. i.a. medaillons, vine and geometrical patterns within fillet borders, blindst. spine w. 3 raised bands.

- Browned; extensive scattered contemp. annots.; first blank loose, reattached w. tape to title-p. Lacks clasps and catches; vellum trifle soiled, mostly at top of covers and spine; sm. dent in backcover.

= Not in Adams.

€ (300-500) 300
74 2512 Classical antiquity and neolatinism  Montfaucon B de 74 2512 Classical antiquity and neolatinism Montfaucon B de
74/2512 [Classical antiquity and neolatinism]. Montfaucon, B. de. Supplément au Livre de l'Antiquité expliquée et représentée en figures. Vol. 2-5. Paris, Giffart etc., 1757, 2nd ed., 4 vols. (of 5), 313 (double-p.) engr. plates, contemp. unif. gilt calf w. 2 mor letterpieces, folio.

- Without the 1st vol.; 4 lvs. in vol. 5 (incl. 2 plates) lack lower blank corner. Bindings w. some scratches and worn spots.

= Cohen/ De Ricci p.731.

€ (200-300) 325
74 2513 Classical antiquity and neolatinism  Ovidius Naso P 74 2513 Classical antiquity and neolatinism Ovidius Naso P
74/2513 [Classical antiquity and neolatinism]. Ovidius Naso, P. De gedaant-wisselingen in het Latyn en Nederduitsch. Ed. A. Banier, Dutch transl. I. Verburg. Amst., R. and J. Wetstein and W. Smith, 1732, 2 parts in 1 vol. w. continuous pagination, (18),524,(4)p., engr. frontisp., 2 sl. diff. title-vignettes, 1 vignette, 124 ⅓-p. ills. and 3 plates with 2 ills. each by P.P. BOUCHE, J. FOLKEMA, P. VAN GUNST, J. SCHENCK and J. WANDELAAR a.o. after C. LEBRUN, B. PICART, J. PUNT a.o., contemp. hcalf w. gilt spine and red mor. letterpiece, large folio.

- Upper hinge splitting at foot; inner margin partly w. sm. wormhole. Foot of spine chipped; joints starting at spine-ends; worn along extremities.

= Cohen/ De Ricci p.768: "Magnifique ouvrage"; Geerebaert CXXII, 39; cat. Ovidius Herschapen 41. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXII.

€ (500-700) 800
74 2514 Classical antiquity and neolatinism  Ovidius Naso P 74 2514 Classical antiquity and neolatinism Ovidius Naso P
74/2514 [Classical antiquity and neolatinism]. Ovidius Naso, P. Herscheppinge. Dutch transl. J. van den Vondel. Amst., Weduwe A. van Wees, 1671, 1st ed., (22),499,(13)p., probably sl. later handcol. engr. frontisp. by A. BLOOTELING and 15 handcol. ills., uncol. woodcut title-vignette and engr. headpiece, contemp. overlapping vellum, sm. 4to.

- Partly waterstained in lower (blank) corner, sl. affecting text; occas. sl. foxed/ browned; upper hinge sl. weak. Vellum trifle soiled.

= Geerebaert CXXII, 24; Unger 713; Schuytvlot 803; cat. Ovidius Herschapen 25. Rarely found coloured.

€ (150-250) 275
74 2515 Classical antiquity and neolatinism  Paëpp J  ed  74 2515 Classical antiquity and neolatinism Paëpp J ed
74/2515 [Classical antiquity and neolatinism]. Paëpp, J. (ed.). Artificiosae memoriae fundamenta, ex Aristotele (...). Eisagogè seu introductio facilis in praxim artificiosae memoriae (...). Vita M. Tullii Ciceronis in annos distincta, ac in epitomen secundum artem mnemonicam redacta (...). Lyon, B. Vincentius, 1618-1619, 3 parts (of 4) in 1 vol., (12),120; (24),102[=96]; 45[=47],(1)p., 2 woodengr. armorial plates, 18 (full-p.) plates, later calf, gilt spine w. red mor. letterpiece, gilt boardedges, gilt inside dentelles, 12mo.

- Without Schenckelius detectus: seu memoria artificialis hactenus occultata. Owner's stamp on title-p.; occas. (sl.) dampstained. Upper spine-end dam.

= Often bound in one vol. Paepp was a disciple of Lambert Thomas Schenkel, who demonstrated and published on mnemonic techniques, building on various classical and humanist authors. Yates, The Art of memory, p.300-301; Young, Bibliogr. of memory, p.265-266; Wellcome I, 4692-4694.

€ (600-800)
74 2516 Classical antiquity and neolatinism  Pitiscus S 74 2516 Classical antiquity and neolatinism Pitiscus S
74/2516 [Classical antiquity and neolatinism]. Pitiscus, S. Lexicon Latino-Belgicum novum. Ed. A.H. Westerhovius. Rott., Joh. Daniel Beman, 1754, 3rd enl. corr. ed., 2 vols., (40),660; (2),683,(13)p., engr. frontisp., 1 engr. title-vignette and 1 woodcut title-vign., contemp. unif. calf, spine w. 5 raised bands and 2 contrasting mor. letterpieces, 4to.

- Occas. waterstained in blank margins, not affecting text; contemp. annots. on endpapers; vol. 2 lacks lower pastedown. Bindings rubbed; leather over spine cracked and dam. at spine-ends; frontcover vol. 2 loose(ning).

= Claes 2168; cf. Zaunmüller p.286, listing the edition published in Rotterdam, 1771. The first edition of this Latin-Dutch dictionary was published in 1704.

€ (50-70)
74 2517 Classical antiquity and neolatinism  Plinius Secundus C 74 2517 Classical antiquity and neolatinism Plinius Secundus C
74/2517 [Classical antiquity and neolatinism]. Plinius Secundus, C. L'Histoire du Monde. Lyon, C. Pesnot, 1581, 4 parts in 2 vols., (8),XXXI,(1),678; (153); (28),754; (104)p., 4 ident. woodcut printer's marks, sl. later unif. gilt vellum, folio.

- Covers sl. warped; lower joint vol. 1 splitting/ sl. dam. at spine-ends; vellum over backcover vol. 2 sl. bumpy.

= Baudrier III, p.152; Schweiger p.795; not in Adams.

€ (150-250) 230
74 2518 Classical antiquity and neolatinism  Plinius Secundus C 74 2518 Classical antiquity and neolatinism Plinius Secundus C
74/2518 [Classical antiquity and neolatinism]. Plinius Secundus, C. Des wijdt-vermaerden Natuer-kondigers vijf Boecken, Handelende van de Nature. I. Vande Menschen. II. Van de vier-voetige en kruypende Dieren. III. Vande Vogelen. IV. Vande kleyne Beestjes of On-gedierten. V. Vande Visschen, Oesters, Kreeften, &c. Hier zyn by gevoeght de Schriften van verscheyden andere oude Autheuren, de Natuer der Dieren aengaende. Leeuw., G. Sijbes, 1651, 736p., engr. frontisp., woodcut printer's mark on title-p., num. woodcut ills., contemp. vellum, sm. 8vo.

- Lacks pp. 723-724; sl. cut short, without loss of text. Vellum trifle soiled.

= This rare edition not in Geerebaert (cf. CXXVII, II). The nice plates depict i.a. a rhinoceros, cameleon, a dragon and a dodo.

€ (200-300) 400
74 2519 Classical antiquity and neolatinism  Rosinus J 74 2519 Classical antiquity and neolatinism Rosinus J
74/2519 [Classical antiquity and neolatinism]. Rosinus, J. Antiquitatum romanarum corpus absolutissimum (...). Ed. T. Dempsterus and C. Schrevelius. Amst., Typographia Blauiana, 1685, 2 parts in 1 vol., (6),934,(30)p., engr. frontisp., 7 (of 8) plates (2x fold.), contemp. vellum w. central gilt coat of arms of Alkmaar, 4to.

- Lacks one fold. plate; first few lvs. waterstained in inner upper corner; endpapers loosening; hinges widening. Vellum sl. soiled; lacks ties.

= Graesse VI, p.166 and Brunet IV, p.1398 (other eds.); on the bindings: Spoelder 3.

€ (70-90)
74 2520 Classical antiquity and neolatinism  Sulpitius Severus 74 2520 Classical antiquity and neolatinism Sulpitius Severus
74/2520 [Classical antiquity and neolatinism]. Sulpitius Severus. Opera omnia qua extant. Leyden, Ex Officina Elzeviriana (B. and A. Elzevier), 1643, 2nd ed., 329[=327],(9)p., engr. title-p., 18th cent. calf w. richly gilt spine, gilt boardedges, 12mo.

- Bookplate ("Nordkirchen") on upper pastedown; contemp. owner's entry in pen and ink on title ("Franc. Joseph Comes a Plettenberg"). Paper ticket at foot of spine; binding worn due to acid biting.

= Willems 560; Rahir 552. "Seconde édition de Sulpice Sévère [363-410], contenant les mêmes pièces que la première, publiée en 1635, plus la continuation de l'Histoire Sacrée par Sleidan." (Willems).

€ (70-90)
74 2521 Classical antiquity and neolatinism  Telles da Silva E 74 2521 Classical antiquity and neolatinism Telles da Silva E
74/2521 [Classical antiquity and neolatinism]. Telles da Silva, E. Poematum liber primus, et epigrammatum centuria prima. The Hague, A. Moetjens, 1723, (4),47,(1); (24)p., num. engr. historiated capitals, head- and tail-pieces by B. PICART, all leaves except title-p. within woodcut borders, 20th cent. gilt burgundy calf, 4to.

- Old owner's entry ("Jose Ign.co da St Ferr.a Gaio[?]") on title-p.; a few leaves w. sm. restoration in outer blank margin; bookplate on upper pastedown. Binding rubbed along extremities.

= Very rare work by Emmanuel Telles da Silva [also known under the name Emmanuel Tellez Sylva-Taroucca], who is chiefly known for his De rebus gestis Joannis II. Lusitanorum regis (publ. The Hague, 1712). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXII.

€ (300-500)