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EPICTETUS.
EPICTETUS.

EPICTETUS. EPIKTÊTOY Egcheiridion, KEBÊTOS thêbaiou Pinaks; kai THEOPHRASTOY Êthikoi Charaktêres. Epicteti Enchiridion, Cebetis Thebani Tabula; et Theophrasti Characteres Ethici. Cum versione latina. Denuo recognita & notis illustrata. Oxford (Oxonii), E Theatro Sheldoniano, 1670. 8vo. (XV)(1),143(1);95(1),8 p. Calf 15.5 cm (Ref: Oldfather 175, see also 114; Ebert 6771; not in Hoffmann; only 2 copies in the British Libraries; cf. Brunet 2,1012, who mentions an edition of 1707) (Details: Back ruled gilt, and with 4 raised bands. Black morocco shield in second compartment. Boards ruled with double fillet borders. Greek text with facing Latin translation) (Condition: Cover scuffed and worn at the extremes. Head of the spine gone for 1 cm. Front joint beginning to split. Corners bumped) (Note: This book is the first publication for the market, i.e. 'real book', printed in the famous ...

€ 950,00
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EPICTETUS. Epicteti Manuale et Sententiae. Quibus accedunt Tabula Cebetis, & alia affinis argumenti, in linguam Latinam conversa a Marco Meibomio. Subjiciuntur eiusdem notae, emendationes Claudii Salmasii in Epictetum, notae illorum & alius viri docti in Dissertationes Epicteti ab Arriano digestas, & varians scriptura codicum manu exaratorum, cura Hadriani Relandi. Utrecht (Trajecti Batavorum), Ex officina Gulielmi Broedelet, bibliopolae, 1711. 4to. 3 parts in 1: (XX),151,(1);124; 152,(59 index),(1 blank) p. Calf. 21 cm (Ref: STCN ppn 185671004; Oldfather no. 287; Hoffmann 2,15; Didbin 2,515/6: 'The edition is a valuable and critical one'; Ebert 6775; Brunet 2,1012/13; Graesse 2,484; P.A. Hansen, 'A bibliography of Danish contributions to classical scholarship from the 16th century to 1970', Copenhagen 1977, no. 363) (Details: Back gilt and with 5 raised bands. Title printed in red and black. Woodcut ...

€ 390,00
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EPICTETUS.
EPICTETUS.
EPICTETUS.
EPICTETUS.

EPICTETUS. Le manuel d'Epictete, et les commentaires de Simplicius, traduits en François, avec des remarques; par M. Dacier, de l'Académie Royale des Inscriptions, Secretaire perpetuel de l'Académie, & Garde des Livres du Cabinet du Roy.(And:) Nouveau manuel d'Epictete, avec cinq traitez de Simplicius, sur des sujets importants pour les moeurs & pour la religion, traduits en François, avec des remarques; par M. Dacier, de l'Académie Royale des Inscriptions, Secretaire perpetuel de l'Académie, & Garde des Livres du Cabinet du Roy. Paris, Chez Jean-Baptiste Coignard, 1715. 12mo. 2 volumes: (XIV),LXVI,422; LXXVII,(II),410,(50 index) p. Contemporary calf 17 cm (Ref: Oldfather 421; Hoffmann 2,19, with a slightly different wording of the title; Graesse 2,485; Brunet 2,1014; Ebert 6794) (Details: Backs elaborately gilt, and with 5 raised bands. Baroque woodcut ...

€ 375,00
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EPICTETUS.
EPICTETUS.
EPICTETUS.
EPICTETUS.
EPICTETUS.

EPICTETUS. Epicteti Enchiridium una cum Cebetis Thebani tabula, Graec. & Lat. Cum notis Wolfii, Casauboni, Caselii & aliorum; quibus accedit Graeca Enchiridii paraphrasis, lacunis omnibus, codicis Medicei ope a Jacobo Gronovio repletis. Recensuit & a plurimis mendis, quae in priores editiones irrepserant, repurgavit, ac notis quibusdam & animadversionibus illustravit Joannes Casparus Schröderus. Delft (Delphis), Apud Adrianum Beman, 1723. 8vo. (LXIV),288 p., frontispiece, folding plate. Vellum 20.5 cm (Ref: STCN ppn 140819754; Oldfather no. 232, but see also Oldfather Supplement no. 233; Hoffmann 2,15; Dibdin 1,515: on the 2nd edition of 1683: 'is reputed the best of the octavo Variorums'; Ebert 6777; Brunet 2,1013) (Details: 6 thongs laced through the joints. Engraved frontispiece depicting the philosopher Epictetus, behind him a host of (allegoric) female followers. One holds a lamp, another a pair of scales. In his left hand Epictetus holds a scroll ...

€ 300,00
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ERASMUS.
ERASMUS.

ERASMUS. Desiderii Erasmi Roterodami Precationes, quibus homines assuescant cum Deo loqui. Item precatio dominica. (Bound with:) Desiderii Erasmi Roterodami Explicatio in Symbolum Apostolorum & Decalogum. (And:) Desiderii Erasmi Roterodami De sarcienda Ecclesiae concordantia, deque sedandis opinionum dissidiis, cum aliis nonnullis lectu liber. (And:) Desiderii Erasmi Roterodami Querela Pacis, undique gentium ejectae profligataeque. (And:) Desiderii Erasmi Roterodami Consultatio de bello Turcis inferendo. Leiden (Lugduni Batavorum), Ex officina Ioannis Maire, 1641-1642. 12mo. 5 volumes in 1: 136,(8 blank);264;(I-IV blank),(V-XII),176,(4 blank);76;91,(3 blank) p. Overlapping vellum. 13 cm (Ref: Ebert 6862; Ad 1: Breugelmans p. 479, 1641:11A. Ad 2: Breugelmans p. 475 1641:8. Ad 3: Breugelmans p. 493, 1642:6. Ad 4: Breugelmans p. 483, 1641:A. Ad 5: Breugelmans p. 509, 1643:3. Graesse 2,493) (Details: 5 thongs laced through the joints. ...

€ 520,00
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ERASMUS.
ERASMUS.
ERASMUS.
ERASMUS.

ERASMUS. Magni Des. Erasmi Roterodami vita; partim ab ipsomet Erasmo, partim ab amicis aequalibus fideliter descripta. Accedunt Epistolae illustres plus quam septuaginta, quas aetate provectiore scripsit, nec inter vulgatas in magno volumine comparent. P. Scriverii, & fautorum auspiciis. Leiden (Lugduni Batavorum), Ex officina Ioannis Maire, 1642. 12mo (XL),394,(2 blank) p., frontispiece, portrait. Overlapping vellum 13 cm <An important collection of source material for the biography of Desiderius Erasmus> (Ref: Breugelmans 1642:7, p. 494/95; Vander Haeghen, Bibliotheca Erasmiana, p. 101) (Details: Manuscript title on the back. Printer's mark on the title. Frontispiece engraved by C.V. Dalen, depicting Erasmus as the magister of some young men. Between leaf *2 and *3 has been added a double leaf with a portrait engraved by William Marshall of Thomas Nigellus (Thomas Neale), author of the book 'A treatise of ...

€ 480,00
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ERASMUS.
ERASMUS.

ERASMUS. Des. Erasmi Roterod. Colloquia, nunc emendatiora. Amsterdam (Amstelodami), Ex officina Elzeviriana, 1662. 12mo. (XX),672 p. Overlapping vellum. 14 cm (Ref: Willems 1285: 'Réimpression ligne pour ligne de l'édition donnée par les Elzevier en 1655'; Berghman 1350; Rahir 1324; Brunet 2,1040) (Details: 5 thongs laced through the joints. Title engraved by Corn. Cl. Duysend, it depicts a standing Erasmus, who looks through a telescope into a clouded sky; from a cloud comes the hand of God, that bears the 'globus cruciger' (corss-bearing orb, in German Reichsapfel); the globe represents the earth, and he who holds the globe, owns the world. The motto on the title suits Erasmus: 'Vidit, pervidit, risit'. This engraved title was already used by Elsevier for the edition of the Colloquia of 1636. On the last of the preliminary pages a woodcut illustration, depicting both sides of a medal of ...

€ 320,00
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ERASMUS.
ERASMUS.
ERASMUS.
ERASMUS.

ERASMUS. Desiderii Erasmi Roterodami Liber utilissimus de conscribendis epistolis, continens artificium & praecepta in earum compositione observanda. Editio nova, diligenter ab erratis expurgata. Amsterdam, Apud Henricum & Theodorum Boom, 1670. 12mo. 470,(33),(1 blank) p., frontispiece. Calf 13 cm The definitive work on the subject (Ref: Spoelder p. 644: Middelburg 5;) (Details: Prize copy, but without the prize. Back ruled gilt, with a red morocco letterpiece. The boards have gilt borders. In the center of both boards the gilt coat of arms of Middelburg. The frontispiece depicts Erasmus in his study, writing a letter. On the title a woodcut printer's mark, depicting Hercules, club at hand, and the Nemean lion under a tree, the motto reads: 'Virtus nescia vinci', 'Virtue doesnot know defeat') (Condition: Some wear to the extremes. Front flyleaf removed. The blank upper margin of the frontispiece ...

€ 375,00
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ERASMUS.
ERASMUS.
ERASMUS.
ERASMUS.

ERASMUS. Des. Erasmi Roterod. Apophthegmatum, ex optimis utriusque linguae scriptoribus collectorum libri octo. Editio novissima, a multis, quibus antea scatebat mendis diligenter repurgata. Amsterdam (Amstelodami), Apud Joannem Ravesteinium, Civitatis & Illustris Scholae Typographum Ordinarium, 1671. 12mo. (XXIV),642,(19 index sententiarum),(1 blank) Vellum 14 cm (Details: The engraved frontispiece depicts Erasmus while writing a book; a woman with a laurel wreath in her hair stands in front of him, she holds a mirror. Woodcut printer's device on the title, depicting the prophet Elijah resting against a tree and being fed by ravens. This scene is described in the Old Testament in book 1 Kings, ch.17, vss.1-4, where the Septuagint speaks of 'korakes', ravens that feed Elijah. This is of course an allusion to the printer's name Ravenstein. The entrepreneur's motto is Exspectando, i.e. in expectancy) ...

€ 220,00
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ERASMUS.
ERASMUS.
ERASMUS.

ERASMUS. Samenspraken van Desiderius Erasmus, Rotterdammer. Nieuwelijks uit het Latijn vertaalt, met noodige aanteekeningen door Pieter Rabus. Hiervoor gaat, De Vermomde Hofjonker, uit Erasmus schriften berijmt. Met byvoegsel van een Samenspraak van Erasmus, die tot dezen tijd toe verduistert, en nu voor d'eerstemaal in 't Latijn gedrukt is, vertaalt door den zelven. Rotterdam, By Johannes Borstius, Boekverkooper op den hoek van de groote Markt, 1684. 8vo. 2 parts in 1 volume: 18,665,(5),(2 blank); 25,(3 blank) p. Frontispiece. Vellum 16.5 cm Rare first edition of this translation (Ref: Vanderhaegen I, p.41) (Details: Frontispiece engraved by P. Peuteman, it depits Erasmus sitting amidst his conversation partners; in the foreground a satyr bullying Pope Julius II and kicking another cleric; a naked woman (naked truth?) tramples under her feet some scrolls, while removing the mask from a man's face; under this theologian ...

€ 525,00
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ERASMUS.
ERASMUS.
ERASMUS.

ERASMUS. Desiderii Erasmi Roterodami Colloquia, nunc emendatiora. Amsterdam (Amstelodami), Ex officina Henrici et Viduae Theodori Boom, 1698. 12mo. (XVI),608 p. Calf 14 cm (Details: Back with 4 raised bands. Engraved title, depicted are three discussing scholars; one of them, Erasmus, is making notes; in the background a garden and some peripatetic figures) (Condition: Binding rubbed. Corners bumped. Name on the title. Old ink annotations on cicrca 15 pages. Old ink underlinings on a few pages) (Note: 'The Colloquia, like the Adagia, were written over a period of years and constantly enlarged as edition succeeded edition. From their earliest form of short models of Latin conversation and formulae of etiquette (composed at Paris in 1497 for the use of some pupils and first printed in 1518) they grew into 'a rich and motley collection of dialogues, each a master piece of literary form, well-knit, spontaneous, ...

€ 150,00
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ESTIENNE,H.
ESTIENNE,H.
ESTIENNE,H.
ESTIENNE,H.
ESTIENNE,H.

ESTIENNE,H. Apologie pour Hérodote, ou traité de la conformité des merveilles anciennes avec les modernes par Henri Estienne. Nouvelle Édition, faite sur la première, augmentée de tout ce que les posterieures ont de curieux, et de remarques par Mr. Le Duchat, avec une table alphabétique des matieres. The Hague (à La Haye), Chez Henri Scheurleer, 1735. 8vo. 2 volumes in 3: (IV),XXXVI,200,(48 index); (IV), p. 201 - 624; (IV),(IV),434 p., 3 engraved frontispieces. 19th or 20th century calf. 17 cm 'Stephanus plays an important role in the reception of Herodotus' (Ref: STCN ppn 213119420; Hoffmann 2,242/43; Brunet 2,1077; Graesse 2,506; Ebert 6972: 'Unmutilated and enlarged edition with good observations'; Renouard p. 126/28, who calls this 1735 edition 'bien imprimée' and 'la seule complète') (Details: Tasteful binding in antique style: backs ...

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EUCLIDES.
EUCLIDES.
EUCLIDES.
EUCLIDES.

EUCLIDES. De ses eerste boeken der beginselen van Euclides op een korte en klare manier gedemonstreert door Henrick Coets, lector in de Mathesis te Leyden. Met eene voorreden, en eenige aanmerkingen verrykt door Wilhelmus La Bordus. Den derden druck, veel verandert en verbeetert. Leiden (Te Leyden), By Samuel Luchtmans, Ordinaris Stads Drukker, 1740. 8vo. (X),435,(1 blank) p. Half calf 17.5 cm (Ref: Geerebaert 36,9,b; OiN 174) (Details: Back with 4 raised bands. Red morocco shield in the second compartment. Title in red & black. Numerous woodcut geometric illustrations in the text) (Condition: Cover worn. Back rubbed. Small tear in the head of the spine. Two old ownership entries on the title) (Note: Euclides was a Greek mathematician who lived in the 3rd cent. B.C. He wrote the most famous book in the history of mathematics, the 'Elements'. His work was intended for teaching, and follows a deductive approach. ...

€ 475,00
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EUNAPIUS.
EUNAPIUS.
EUNAPIUS.

EUNAPIUS. EUNAPIOU TOU SARDIANOU BIOI philosophôn kai sophistôn. Eunapius Sardianus, De vitis philosophorum et sophistarum, Hadriano Iunio Hornano interprete. Graeca cum mss. Palatinis comparata, aucta & emendata Hieronymi Commelini opera. Nunc recens accedunt eiusdem auctoris Legationes, e bibliotheca Andreae Schotti Antverpiani. N.pl. (Geneva), Oliva Pauli Stephani, 1616. 8vo. 169,(1),(5 index),(1 blank) p. 18th century boards. 17 cm (Ref: Hoffmann 2,65; Renouard, Stephani, 497 (erronously dating 1612); Schweiger 1,114; Graesse 2,518; Ebert 7069; Brunet 2,1094) (Details: Woodcut printer's mark on the title, depicting a man on his knees under an olive tree, he is praying; some branches are broken off and are falling down; from the mouth of the man comes on a banner the motto: 'rami ut ego insererer defracti sunt', 'the branches were broken off, that I might be graffed in'. (Romans 11,19) The text is ...

€ 425,00
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EURIPIDES.
EURIPIDES.
EURIPIDES.
EURIPIDES.
EURIPIDES.
EURIPIDES.
EURIPIDES.

EURIPIDES. Euripides poeta, Tragicorum princeps, in Latinum sermonem conversus, adiecto e regione textu Graeco: cum annotationibus et praefationibus in omnes eius Tragoedias, autore Gasparo Stiblino. Accesserunt, Iacobi Micylli, De Euripidis vita, ex diversis autoribus collecta; item De Tragoedia & eius partibus 'prolegomena' quaedam. Item Ioannis Brodaei Turonensis Annotationes doctiss. nunquam antea in lucem editae. Ad haec, rerum & verborum toto opere praecipue memorabilium copiosus index. Cum Caes. Maiest. & Christianiss. Gallorum Regis gratia ac privilegio, ad decennium. Basel (Basileae), Per Ioannem Oporinum, (1562) (Colophon at the end: 'Basileae, Ex officina Ioannis Oporini, Anno salutis humanae 1562, mense Martio') Folio. p. 1-667; col. 668-679, (1 p.), col. 680-845; (23 index) p. Contemporary blind-stamped pigskin over wooden boards. 34 cm This Euripides edition is the first to offer a Greek text accompanied by a ...

€ 4500,00
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EURIPIDES.
EURIPIDES.
EURIPIDES.
EURIPIDES.

EURIPIDES. EURIPIDOU TRAGÔDIAI ITH'. Euripidis Tragoediae XIX. In quibus praeter infinita menda sublata, carminum omnium ratio hactenus ignorata nunc primum proditur: opera Gulielmi Canteri Ultraiectini. Antwerpen (Antvverpiae), Ex officina Christophori Plantini, Regii prototypographi, 1571. 12mo in 8. (XXXII),809,(XXXIX) p. Contemporary blindstamped pigskin over wooden boards with brass clasps. 12.5 cm <The first modern Euripides edition> (Ref: Hoffmann 1,69; Dibdin 1,528/29; Moss 1,416; Neue Pauly, Suppl. 2, 'Geschichte der antiken Texte', p. 238; Voet 1144; Speeckaert 222; Netherlandish Books (NB) 11961; Ebert 7078; ; Graesse 2,519; Brunet 2,1096) (Details: Spine with 3 raised bands. Boards decorated with a row of blind-stamped rolls, comprising floral motives and portraits; the portraits are accompanied by enigmatic words which are reasonably legible, words like HEID, RUBE, LEXA, ALEX, ADOLF. The central ...

€ 1200,00
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EURIPIDES. Euripidou tragôdiôn hosa sôzontai. Euripidis tragoediae quae extant. Cum Latina Gulielmi Canteri interpretatione. (...) Scholia doctorum virorum in septem Euripidis tragoedias, ex antiquis exemplaribus ab Arsenio Monembasiae archiepiscopo collecta. No place (Geneva), Excudebat Paulus Stephanus, 1602. 4to. 2 volumes: (XII),747,(1 blank);136;215;(1 blank),(31),(1 blank),20 (index); 846,(2 blank) p. Overlapping vellum 25 cm (Ref: Renouard p. 196, no. 11; Hoffmann 2,69; Dibdin 1,529/30: 'once a celebrated edition', 'perhaps superior to all that have preceded it'; Moss 2,417; Ebert 7080; Brunet 2, 1096/97) (Details: Blind ruled double fillet borders on the boards. Short title in ink on the back. Printer's Olive tree device of the Stephanus family on the title, motto: 'Noli altum sapere', short for 'Noli altum sapere, sed time", in Greek 'mê hupsêlophronei, alla ...

€ 950,00
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EURIPIDES. Feniciaensche, of Gebroeders van Thebe. Treurspel. Verduitscht door J.v. Vondel. Amsterdam, Voor de weduwe van Abraham de Wees, 1668. 4to. 63,(1 blank) p. New plain wrappers. 20 cm (Ref: STCN ppn 842171703; Geerebaert 37,2; OiN 175, Unger 706) (Details: Woodcut printer's mark on the title) (Condition: Title page somewhat dustsoiled. Last leaf, once loose, reattached) (Note: First edition of the Dutch verse translation of Euripides' tragedy 'the Phoenissae', made by the Dutch poet and playwright Joost van den Vondel, 1587-1679, one of the most important authors of the Dutch Golden Age. In the preface of the play Vondel argues that this tragedy is about tiranny, and uncontrolable lust for power, which leads to terrible bloodshed. Vondel tells us also that the famous Dutch jurist Hugo de Groot sent him once a copy of his Latin translation of this piece, which he had translated when he was sentenced to life ...

€ 85,00
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EURIPIDES. EURIPIDOU PHOINISSAI. Euripidis tragoedia Phoenissae. Interpretationem addidit H. Grotii; Graeca castigavit e Mstis, atque adnotationibus instruxit, scholia, partim nunc primum evulgata, subiecit Ludovicus Casp. Valckenaer. Franeker (Franequerae), Typis et sumptibus, Iacobi Brouwer, 1755. 4to. XXIV,831,(19 index) p. Half calf 22.5 cm (Ref: STCN ppn 151473129; Hoffmann 2,76/77; Schweiger I,119; Brunet 2,1106; Dibdin I,545; Moss 1,424; Graesse 2,523: 'édition excellente'; Ebert 7102) (Details: Back with 5 raised bands, and a brown morocco lettershield; margins uncut. § Greek text with facing Latin translation, commentary in two columns on the lower half of the page; p. 561-815 contain the scholia to the 'Phoenissae', accompanied by Latin commentary; at the end 14 p. 'Prolegomena' to the 'Phoenissae' by Hugo Grotius) (Condition: Back rubbed; head of spine slightly chafed; ...

€ 250,00
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EURIPIDES. EURIPIDOU HIPPOLUTOS. Euripidis tragoedia Hippolytus, quam, Latino carmine conversam a Georgio Ratallero, adnotationibus instruxit Ludov. Casp. Valckenaer. (Bound with:) Lud. Casp. Valckenari Diatribe in Euripidis perditorum dramatum reliquias. Leiden (Lugduni Batavorum), Apud Ioann. Luzac & Ioann. Le Mair, 1767 - 1768. 4to. 2 volumes in 1: XXVIII,322,(XVIII);VIII,312 p. Vellum 26 cm (Ref: Hoffmann 2,78; Moss 1,425: 'A very elegant and excellent edition, containing a very correct text'; Dibdin 1,548/49: 'It is a perfect specimen of careful research, acute emendation, and copious illustration'; Brunet 2,1104: 'Édition très recherchée'; Graesse 2,522; Ebert 7107; Spoelder p. 684, Utrecht 4; Ad 1: STCN 238032841; Ad 2: STCN 23803271X; Hoffmann 2,97) (Details: Prize copy Utrecht, without the prize. Back gilt and with 5 raised bands. Boards with gilt borders and the gilt coat of arms of ...

€ 290,00
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